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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4492

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4492

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/13/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

WEBrick 1.3.1 in Ruby 1.8.6 through patchlevel 383, 1.8.7 through patchlevel 248, 1.8.8dev, 1.9.1 through patchlevel 376, and 1.9.2dev writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to modify a window's title, or possibly execute arbitrary commands or overwrite files, via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-ruby
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-doc-html
  • suse-upgrade-ruby-tk

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