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Impact: Important
Public: 2013-01-14
CWE: CWE-502
Bugzilla: 917229: CVE-2013-1801 rubygem-httparty: YAML parameter parsing vulnerability


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The httparty gem 0.9.0 and earlier for Ruby does not properly restrict casts of string values, which might allow remote attackers to conduct object-injection attacks and execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) by leveraging Action Pack support for YAML type conversion, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2013-0156.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1801 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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