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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ruby (ALAS-2013-248) (CVE-2013-4164)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ruby (ALAS-2013-248) (CVE-2013-4164)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/23/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Ruby 1.8, 1.9 before 1.9.3-p484, 2.0 before 2.0.0-p353, 2.1 before 2.1.0 preview2, and trunk before revision 43780 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a string that is converted to a floating point value, as demonstrated using (1) the to_f method or (2) JSON.parse.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-rdoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-ri
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-static

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-rdoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-ri
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-static

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