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CVE Reference: CVE-2008-3657

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2008-3657

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44372

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-651-1

ST
  1020652

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA32165
  Secunia Advisory: SA31430
  Secunia Advisory: SA33178
  Secunia Advisory: SA32256
  Secunia Advisory: SA35074
  Secunia Advisory: SA31697
  Secunia Advisory: SA32255
  Secunia Advisory: SA32219
  Secunia Advisory: SA32371

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9793

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-17.xml

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1652
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1651

CONFIRM
  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/
  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=494401

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495884/100/0/threaded

BID
  30644

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html


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