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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-748-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs315064
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ruby1.8 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.8.7.302-2squeeze2fixed
squeeze (lts)1.8.7.302-2squeeze5fixed
wheezy1.8.7.358-7.1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1.8.7.358-7.1+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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