DescriptionThe extract_files function in installer.rb in RubyGems before 0.9.1 does not check whether files exist before overwriting them, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code via crafted GEM packages.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2007:004, published Fri, 16 Mar 2007 15:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:01:48 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Jul 1 21:15:46 2023