|Description||Multiple integer overflows in the rb_str_buf_append function in Ruby 1.8.4 and earlier, 1.8.5 before 1.8.5-p231, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p230, 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p22, and 1.9.0 before 1.9.0-2 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption, a different issue than CVE-2008-2663, CVE-2008-2664, and CVE-2008-2725. NOTE: as of 20080624, there has been inconsistent usage of multiple CVE identifiers related to Ruby. This CVE description should be regarded as authoritative, although it is likely to change.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote)|
|Debian/stable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/testing||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/unstable||not known to be vulnerable.|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|ruby1.8 (PTS)||squeeze, squeeze (security)||184.108.40.2062-2squeeze2||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.