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Alpine Linux: CVE-2011-4815: Vulnerability in ruby < 1.8.7-p357 allows remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2011-4815: Vulnerability in ruby < 1.8.7-p357 allows remote denial of service

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/29/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Ruby (aka CRuby) before 1.8.7-p357 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted input to an application that maintains a hash table.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-ruby

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