CVE-2018-8778 - Format String Vulnerability vulnerability in multiple products

Publication

2018-04-03

Last modification

2019-10-03

Summary

In Ruby before 2.2.10, 2.3.x before 2.3.7, 2.4.x before 2.4.4, 2.5.x before 2.5.1, and 2.6.0-preview1, an attacker controlling the unpacking format (similar to format string vulnerabilities) can trigger a buffer under-read in the String#unpack method, resulting in a massive and controlled information disclosure.

Classification

CWE-134 - Format String Vulnerability

Risk level (CVSS AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Medium

5.0

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products