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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Ruby Vendors:   Matsumoto, Yukihiro
Ruby Integer Overflow in rb_ary_fill() Lets Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020518
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020518
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2376   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 18 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.8.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Ruby. A remote or local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local or remote user can send specially crafted data to the rb_ary_fill() function to trigger an integer overflow and cause the target application or service to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'array.c'.

Impact:   A local or remote user can cause denial of service conditions. The specific impact depends on the application using Ruby.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=17756

Vendor URL:  www.ruby-lang.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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