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FreeBSD: VID-95B01379-9D52-11E7-A25C-471BAFC3262F (CVE-2017-0898): ruby -- multiple vulnerabilities

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FreeBSD: VID-95B01379-9D52-11E7-A25C-471BAFC3262F (CVE-2017-0898): ruby -- multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/19/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Ruby before 2.4.2, 2.3.5, and 2.2.8 is vulnerable to a malicious format string which contains a precious specifier (*) with a huge minus value. Such situation can lead to a buffer overrun, resulting in a heap memory corruption or an information disclosure from the heap.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-ruby

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