Upstream information

CVE-2009-1904 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 511568 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 580482 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p72-5.24.2
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p72-5.24.2
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p72-5.24.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.7.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.7.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA ruby-devel
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-42.27
core9.s390
sles9-nld.x86
core9.x86-64
sles9-nlpos.x86
core9.ia64
core9.ppc
sles9-nld.x86-64
sles9-oes.x86
core9.x86
core9.s390x
YOU Patch Nr: 12452
openSUSE 11.0
  • ruby-debuginfo >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-debugsource >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
openSUSE 11.0
  • ruby >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.6.p369-0.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • ruby-debuginfo >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-debugsource >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p72-5.4.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sles11.x86
sles11.x86-64
sle11-sdk.x86
sled11.x86-64
sles11.ppc
sle11-sdk.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sle11-sdk.s390x
sles11.ia64
sles11.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sdk.ia64
sled11.x86
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
SAT Patch Nr: 1073
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sles11.x86
sles11.x86-64
sle11-sdk.x86
sled11.x86-64
sles11.ppc
sle11-sdk.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sle11-sdk.s390x
sles11.ia64
sles11.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sdk.ia64
sled11.x86
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
SAT Patch Nr: 1073
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sles11.x86
sles11.x86-64
sle11-sdk.x86
sled11.x86-64
sles11.ppc
sle11-sdk.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sle11-sdk.s390x
sles11.ia64
sles11.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sdk.ia64
sled11.x86
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
SAT Patch Nr: 1073
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p72-5.22.1
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sles11.x86
sles11.x86-64
sle11-sdk.x86
sled11.x86-64
sles11.ppc
sle11-sdk.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sle11-sdk.s390x
sles11.ia64
sles11.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sle11-sdk.ia64
sled11.x86
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
SAT Patch Nr: 1073
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • ruby >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.6.p369-0.4
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sled10-sp2.x86
sle10-sp2-sdk.s390x
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sled10-sp2.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 6338


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA ruby Released