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OS X update for Ruby (CVE-2017-14033)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/19/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/31/2018
Modified
03/18/2020

Description

The decode method in the OpenSSL::ASN1 module in Ruby before 2.2.8, 2.3.x before 2.3.5, and 2.4.x through 2.4.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (interpreter crash) via a crafted string.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-security-update-2018-002-high-sierra
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_13_6

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