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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2008-3657
Last Modified 13 Jul 2011 12:00:00
Published 12 Aug 2008 09:41:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3657

Summary

The dl module in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 does not check "taintness" of inputs, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe levels and execute dangerous functions by accessing a library using DL.dlopen.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.6.8

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.0

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.1

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.2

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.3

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.4

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.7

  • Ruby-lang Ruby 1.9.0


References

CERT - TA09-133A

BID - 30644

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-8736

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-8738

XF - ruby-dl-security-bypass(44372)

VUPEN - ADV-2009-1297

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2334

UBUNTU - USN-651-1

SECTRACK - 1020652

BUGTRAQ - 20080831 rPSA-2008-0264-1 ruby

CONFIRM - http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/08/08/multiple-vulnerabilities-in-ruby/

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0897

DEBIAN - DSA-1652

DEBIAN - DSA-1651

CONFIRM - http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0264

CONFIRM - http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-424.htm

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549

GENTOO - GLSA-200812-17

SECUNIA - 35074

SECUNIA - 33178

SECUNIA - 32371

SECUNIA - 32256

SECUNIA - 32255

SECUNIA - 32219

SECUNIA - 32165

SECUNIA - 31697

SECUNIA - 31430

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2009-05-12

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=494401

Related Patches

Apple 2009-05-12 Mac OS X 10.5.7 Combo Update

Apple 2009-05-12 Mac OS X Server 10.5.7 Update

Apple 2009-05-12 Mac OS X 10.5.7 Update

Apple 2009-05-12 Mac OS X Server 10.5.7 Combo Update


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:15