CVE-2011-0188 ruby1.9.1

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medium
6.8
ruby1.9.1
CVE-2011-0188
2017-06-16 18:55
CVE-2011-0188 ruby1.8
CVE-2011-0188
2017-04-01 19:11
2017-01-05 20:16

Description

The VpMemAlloc function in bigdecimal.c in the BigDecimal class in Ruby 1.9.2-p136 and earlier, as used on Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.7 and other platforms, does not properly allocate memory, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors involving creation of a large BigDecimal value within a 64-bit process, related to an "integer truncation issue."

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
wheezy ruby1.9.1 1.9.2.290-1