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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0188: Ruby: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0188: Ruby: Denial of service

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/22/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The VpMemAlloc function in bigdecimal.c in the BigDecimal class in Ruby 1.9.2-p136 and earlier, as used on Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.7 and other platforms, does not properly allocate memory, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors involving creation of a large BigDecimal value within a 64-bit process, related to an "integer truncation issue."

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-ruby

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