Upstream information

CVE-2016-2337 at MITRE

Description

Type confusion exists in _cancel_eval Ruby's TclTkIp class method. Attacker passing different type of object than String as "retval" argument can cause arbitrary code execution.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.48 6.00
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1018812 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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