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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-7551

The Fiddle::Handle implementation in ext/fiddle/handle.c in Ruby before 2.0.0-p648, 2.1 before 2.1.8, and 2.2 before 2.2.4, as distributed in Apple OS X before 10.11.4 and other products, mishandles tainting, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted string, related to the DL module and the libffi library. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2009-5147 regression.
Publish Date : 2016-03-23 Last Update Date : 2018-03-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 Code

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-7551

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.0.0-p647 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Ruby-lang Ruby 13

REDHAT RHSA-2018:0583
BID 76060 Ruby 'dl/handle.c' Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-07-26

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-7551

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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