Upstream information

CVE-2012-4481 at MITRE

Description

The safe-level feature in Ruby 1.8.7 allows context-dependent attackers to modify strings via the NameError#to_s method when operating on Ruby objects. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-1005.

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 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 673750 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 783525 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 876588 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 880899 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-LTSS
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
Patchnames:
slessp1-ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1-LTSS
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
Patchnames:
slessp1-ruby
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • ruby-devel >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-doc-ri >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-examples >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-test-suite >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 7386
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.9.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 7386
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • 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
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 7386
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS
  • ruby >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
  • ruby-doc-html >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
  • ruby-tk >= 1.8.7.p357-0.9.15.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9312


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 ruby Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 ruby Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 ruby Released