CVE-2013-4164

MEDIUM

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Ruby 1.8, 1.9 before 1.9.3-p484, 2.0 before 2.0.0-p353, 2.1 before 2.1.0 preview2, and trunk before revision 43780 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a string that is converted to a floating point value, as demonstrated using (1) the to_f method or (2) JSON.parse.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-04/0134.html

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0103.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-12/msg00009.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00027.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00028.html

http://osvdb.org/100113

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1763.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1764.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1767.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0011.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0215.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/55787

http://secunia.com/advisories/57376

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2809

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2810

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63873

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2035-1

https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2013-4164

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6536

https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/11/22/heap-overflow-in-floating-point-parsing-cve-2013-4164

https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/11/22/ruby-1-9-3-p484-is-released

https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/11/22/ruby-2-0-0-p353-is-released

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-11-23

Updated: 2018-01-09

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM