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CVE-2012-4466

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-10-02
Bugzilla: 862614: CVE-2012-4466 ruby: safe level bypass via name_err_mesg_to_str()

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Ruby 1.8.7 before patchlevel 371, 1.9.3 before patchlevel 286, and 2.0 before revision r37068 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe-level restrictions and modify untainted strings via the name_err_mesg_to_str API function, which marks the string as tainted, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1005.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4466 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0582 February 28, 2013

External References

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