CVE-2015-7551

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-05-11
CWE:
CWE-267
Bugzilla:
1248935: CVE-2009-5147 CVE-2015-7551 ruby: DL::dlopen could open a library with tainted library name

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Fiddle::Handle implementation in ext/fiddle/handle.c in Ruby before 2.0.0-p648, 2.1 before 2.1.8, and 2.2 before 2.2.4, as distributed in Apple OS X before 10.11.4 and other products, mishandles tainting, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted string, related to the DL module and the libffi library. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2009-5147 regression.

Find out more about CVE-2015-7551 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security
impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.

For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification:
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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux ruby200-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux ruby193-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 ruby Will not fix
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