|Description||The Fiddle::Handle implementation in ext/fiddle/handle.c in Ruby before 2.0.0-p648, 2.1 before 2.1.8, and 2.2 before 2.2.4, as distributed in Apple OS X before 10.11.4 and other products, mishandles tainting, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted string, related to the DL module and the libffi library. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2009-5147 regression.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)|
|Debian Bugs||796344, 796551|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[wheezy] - ruby1.9.1 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - ruby1.9.1 <not-affected> (DL already fixed with CVE-2009-5147, Fiddle does not have vulnerable code)