Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 15:39:46 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> CC: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE Request [Microsoft Windows Ruby-v1.9.x] -- Buffer over-run leading to ACE Hi Steve, vendors, Ruby upstream has released latest v1.9.1-p429, v1.9.2 RC1 versions, addressing one security issue, present on Microsoft Windows operating systems, where version of Ruby language is v1.9.x based:  http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2010/07/02/ruby-1-9-1-p429-is-released/  http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2010/07/02/ruby-1-9-2-rc1-is-released/  http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_9_2_rc1/ChangeLog Quoting from : <begin quote> A security vulnerability that causes buffer overflow when you assign a danger value to ARGF.inplace_mode on Windows. It possibly allows an attacker to execute an arbitrary code. The affected versions are: * Ruby 1.9.1 patchlevel 378 and all prior versions. * Ruby 1.9.2 preview 3 and all prior versions. * Development versions of Ruby 1.9 (1.9.3dev). I recommend you to upgrade your ruby 1.9 to 1.9.1-p429 or 1.9.2-rc1. The vulnerability does not directly affect to Ruby 1.8 series. Credit The vulnerability was found and reported by Masaya TARUI. <end quote> Though this not affecting the Linux version of Ruby, we will need a CVE identifier for purpose of properly tracking is. Steve, could you please allocate one? Thanks && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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