CVE-2017-14033

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-09-14
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1491866: CVE-2017-14033 ruby: Buffer underrun in OpenSSL ASN1 decode
It was found that the decode method of the OpenSSL::ASN1 module was vulnerable to buffer underrun. An attacker could pass a specially crafted string to the application in order to crash the ruby interpreter, causing a denial of service.

Find out more about CVE-2017-14033 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, and the versions of rh-ruby24-ruby.

This issue affects the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and the versions of rh-ruby22-ruby and rh-ruby23-ruby as shipped with Red Hat Software Collections 3. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby23-ruby) RHSA-2018:0585 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ruby) RHSA-2018:0378 2018-02-28
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby23-ruby) RHSA-2018:0585 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 rh-ruby24-ruby Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ruby Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ruby Not affected

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