CVE-2018-8779

Public on 2018-04-04
Modified on 2019-08-27
Description
It was found that the UNIXSocket::open and UNIXServer::open ruby methods did not handle the NULL byte properly. An attacker, able to inject NULL bytes in the socket path, could possibly trigger an unspecified behavior of the ruby script.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
3.7
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 ruby 2019-08-23 03:41 ALAS2-2019-1276
Amazon Linux 1 ruby23 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983
Amazon Linux 1 ruby24 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983
Amazon Linux 1 ruby22 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983
Amazon Linux 1 ruby20 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 3.7 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N