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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4481: Ruby: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4481: Ruby: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/02/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The safe-level feature in Ruby 1.8.7 allows context-dependent attackers to modify strings via the NameError#to_s method when operating on Ruby objects. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-1005.

Solution(s)

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

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