Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2008-3657 First vendor Publication 2008-08-12
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2011-07-13

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Security Protection

Impacts Provides unauthorized access : Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service.

Detail

The dl module in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 does not check "taintness" of inputs, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe levels and execute dangerous functions by accessing a library using DL.dlopen.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3657

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-20Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9793
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9793
Title: The dl module in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 does not check "taintness" of inputs, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe levels and execute dangerous functions by accessing a library using DL.dlopen.
Description: The dl module in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 does not check "taintness" of inputs, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe levels and execute dangerous functions by accessing a library using DL.dlopen.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-3657
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application43

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2010-05-12Name : Mac OS X 10.5.7 Update / Mac OS X Security Update 2009-002
File : nvt/macosx_upd_10_5_7_secupd_2009-002.nasl
2009-11-17Name : Mac OS X Version
File : nvt/macosx_version.nasl
2009-10-11Name : SLES11: Security update for ruby
File : nvt/sles11_ruby.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for ruby
File : nvt/sles9p5053737.nasl
2009-07-29Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:037 (dhcp-client)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_037.nasl
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for ruby MDVSA-2008:226 (ruby)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2008_226.nasl
2009-03-23Name : Ubuntu Update for ruby1.8 vulnerabilities USN-651-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_651_1.nasl
2009-03-06Name : RedHat Update for ruby RHSA-2008:0897-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2008_0897-01_ruby.nasl
2009-03-06Name : RedHat Update for ruby RHSA-2008:0981-02
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2008_0981-02_ruby.nasl
2009-02-27Name : CentOS Update for irb CESA-2008:0897 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0897_irb_centos4_i386.nasl
2009-02-27Name : CentOS Update for irb CESA-2008:0897 centos4 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0897_irb_centos4_x86_64.nasl
2009-02-27Name : CentOS Update for irb CESA-2008:0981 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0981_irb_centos4_i386.nasl
2009-02-27Name : CentOS Update for irb CESA-2008:0981 centos4 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0981_irb_centos4_x86_64.nasl
2009-02-17Name : Fedora Update for ruby FEDORA-2008-8736
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_8736_ruby_fc8.nasl
2009-02-17Name : Fedora Update for ruby FEDORA-2008-8738
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_8738_ruby_fc9.nasl
2009-01-07Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1695-1 (ruby1.8, ruby1.9)
File : nvt/deb_1695_1.nasl
2008-12-23Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200812-17 (ruby)
File : nvt/glsa_200812_17.nasl
2008-11-01Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1651-1 (ruby1.8)
File : nvt/deb_1651_1.nasl
2008-11-01Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1652-1 (ruby1.9)
File : nvt/deb_1652_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
47472Ruby dl Module DL.dlopen Arbitrary Library Access

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0897.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0981.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20081021_ruby_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20081204_ruby_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-04Name : The remote server is affected by a signature validation bypass vulnerability.
File : openssl_0_9_8j.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-27Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_ruby-6338.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-10-06Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_ruby-6339.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_ruby-090703.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12452.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_ruby-090703.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_ruby-090703.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-05-13Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_10_5_7.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2008-226.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-651-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-01-06Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1695.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-26Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2008-0981.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-17Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200812-17.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-05Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-0981.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-28Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2008-0897.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-22Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-0897.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-13Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1651.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-13Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1652.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-10Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-8736.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-10Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-8738.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30644
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495884/100/0/threaded
CERT http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html
CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=494401
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-424.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0264
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/08/08/multiple-vulnerabilities-in-ruby/
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1651
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1652
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00259...
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00299...
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-17.xml
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020652
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/31430
http://secunia.com/advisories/31697
http://secunia.com/advisories/32165
http://secunia.com/advisories/32219
http://secunia.com/advisories/32255
http://secunia.com/advisories/32256
http://secunia.com/advisories/32371
http://secunia.com/advisories/33178
http://secunia.com/advisories/35074
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-651-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2334
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
XF http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44372

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