CVE-2017-0898

Public on 2017-10-02
Modified on 2018-01-18
Description
A buffer underflow was found in ruby's sprintf function. An attacker, with ability to control its format string parameter, could send a specially crafted string that would disclose heap memory or crash the interpreter.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 ruby22 2017-10-02 17:01 ALAS-2017-906
Amazon Linux 1 ruby23 2017-10-02 17:01 ALAS-2017-906
Amazon Linux 1 ruby24 2017-10-26 17:01 ALAS-2017-915

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 6.4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H