Ruby 1.8.7 before patchlevel 371, 1.9.3 before patchlevel 286, and 2.0 before revision r37068 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe-level restrictions and modify untainted strings via the name_err_mesg_to_str API function, which marks the string as tainted, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1005.
Published 2013-04-25 23:55:01
Updated 2014-02-12 04:39:31
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2012-4466

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 22
IPs affected by CVE-2012-4466 3,562
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-4466

0.43%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 71 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-4466

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:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-4466

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

References for CVE-2012-4466

Products affected by CVE-2012-4466

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