The BigDecimal library in Ruby 1.8.6 before p369 and 1.8.7 before p173 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a string argument that represents a large number, as demonstrated by an attempted conversion to the Float data type.
Published 2009-06-11 21:30:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:34:39
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2009-1904

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2009-1904
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 443
IPs affected by CVE-2009-1904 1,768
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1904

2.52%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 89 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1904

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1904

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2009-1904

Products affected by CVE-2009-1904

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