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

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 6
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]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 ruby Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ruby Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 ruby Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 ruby Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 ruby Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ruby Ignore
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 ruby19 Ignore