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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-286

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-286
Posted Nov 26, 2013
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-286 - 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 and possibly execute arbitrary code via a string that is converted to a floating point value, as demonstrated using JSON.parse. The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, ruby
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2013-4164
MD5 | dd23f5509f4b44a6c7744d9d307bf3d4

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-286

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2013:286
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : ruby
Date : November 26, 2013
Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was found and corrected in ruby:

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 (CVE-2013-4164).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4164
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
1294917053856fc539899d0b44ad0dbc mes5/i586/ruby-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
3f2db72bc1631e542779316343e966c4 mes5/i586/ruby-devel-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
39cfc6c4609fcc57176672475790b32b mes5/i586/ruby-doc-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
0ec33b39a54d3bdf697f45da9f89e47a mes5/i586/ruby-tk-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
fd07a01ddd78a658dfc153a62031321f mes5/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
a931882acf32d122e07627496390d938 mes5/x86_64/ruby-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
b501426a2e620f092bbb599859250cbe mes5/x86_64/ruby-devel-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
ff3c3946cadf9572f9a9156ce1acc4d1 mes5/x86_64/ruby-doc-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
7e11dfe3289d721f58692552d2dffe92 mes5/x86_64/ruby-tk-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
fd07a01ddd78a658dfc153a62031321f mes5/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.7-7p72.7mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
19f50bdda7f4d5298aad37fffcc161d2 mbs1/x86_64/ruby-1.8.7.p358-2.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
cb212eb9e77942130daa03bd00129647 mbs1/x86_64/ruby-devel-1.8.7.p358-2.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
61727a178644e24a90893fd521beaf26 mbs1/x86_64/ruby-doc-1.8.7.p358-2.3.mbs1.noarch.rpm
7c7c74b929d64434f5fac3e9a6a16eac mbs1/x86_64/ruby-tk-1.8.7.p358-2.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
3b57d1f0167760c15f5a2b7187f9301b mbs1/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.7.p358-2.3.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
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