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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2663

Multiple integer overflows in the rb_ary_store function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, and 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unknown vectors, a different issue than CVE-2008-2662, CVE-2008-2664, and CVE-2008-2725. NOTE: as of 20080624, there has been inconsistent usage of multiple CVE identifiers related to Ruby. The CVE description should be regarded as authoritative, although it is likely to change.
Publish Date : 2008-06-24 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-06-05 2008-06-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2663 unix
DSA-1612 ruby1.8 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7871 unix
DSA-1612-1 ruby1.8 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20201 unix
DSA-1618 ruby1.9 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7922 unix
DSA-1618-1 ruby1.9 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20314 unix
ELSA-2008:0561: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21762 unix
Multiple integer overflows in the rb_ary_store function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10524 unix
RHSA-2008:0561 -- ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28980 unix
RHSA-2008:0561: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080561 unix
RHSA-2008:0562: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080562 unix
USN-621-1 -- ruby1.8 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17484 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2663

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5-p230 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6-p229 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.7-p21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.9.0-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ruby-lang Ruby 4

- References For CVE-2008-2663 CONFIRM
XF ruby-rbarystore-code-execution(43346)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1981
VUPEN ADV-2008-1907
SECTRACK 1020347
BUGTRAQ 20080626 rPSA-2008-0206-1 ruby
BID 29903 Ruby Multiple Array and String Handling Functions Multiple Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-16 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0561
GENTOO GLSA-200812-17
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-179-01
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-06-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2663

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