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ELSA-2011-0909 Moderate: Oracle Linux ruby security update

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ELSA-2011-0909 Moderate: Oracle Linux ruby security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/13/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-docs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-mode
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-rdoc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-ri
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-tcltk

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