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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2489

Original release date: 07/12/2010
Last revised: 07/15/2010


Buffer overflow in Ruby 1.9.x before 1.9.1-p429 on Windows might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted ARGF.inplace_mode value that is not properly handled when constructing the filenames of the backup files.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_9_2_rc1/ChangeLog
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 66040
External Source: XF
Name: ruby-argfinplacemode-bo(60135)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100702 Re: CVE Request [Microsoft Windows Ruby-v1.9.x] -- Buffer over-run leading to ACE
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v1_9_1_429/ChangeLog
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ruby-talk] 20100702 Re: [ANN][Security] Ruby 1.9.1-p429 is out
External Source: BID
Name: 41321
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2010/07/02/ruby-1-9-1-p429-is-released/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100702 CVE Request [Microsoft Windows Ruby-v1.9.x] -- Buffer over-run leading to ACE

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