extlib Gem for Ruby Type Casting Parameter Parsing Remote Code Execution

Metadata

high
7.5
extlib
CVE-2013-1802
osvdb.org
2013-01-08
2017-06-16 20:03
CVE-2013-1802 ruby-extlib
CVE-2013-1802
2017-06-16 19:03
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

extlib Gem for Ruby contains a flaw that is triggered when a type casting
error occurs during the parsing of parameters. This may allow a
context-dependent attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
extlib >= 0.9.16 None