CVE-2005-1992

NameCVE-2005-1992
DescriptionThe XMLRPC server in utils.rb for the ruby library (libruby) 1.8 sets an invalid default value that prevents "security protection" using handlers, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-748-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs315064

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ruby1.8 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.8.7.358-7.1+deb7u3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ruby1.8source(unstable)1.8.2-8medium315064
ruby1.8sourcesarge1.8.2-7sarge1mediumDSA-748-1
ruby1.9source(unstable)1.9.0+20050623-1medium315064

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