Bug 199538 - Insecure operations in the certain safe-level restrictions
Insecure operations in the certain safe-level restrictions
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ruby (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Akira TAGOH
Bill Huang
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Blocks: 199539
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Reported: 2006-07-20 04:40 EDT by Akira TAGOH
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-23 23:17:05 EDT
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testcase1 (83 bytes, text/plain)
2006-07-20 04:44 EDT, Akira TAGOH
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testcase2 (84 bytes, text/plain)
2006-07-20 04:44 EDT, Akira TAGOH
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testcase3 (99 bytes, text/plain)
2006-07-20 04:47 EDT, Akira TAGOH
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Description Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 04:40:00 EDT
Description of problem:
Vulnerabilities has been reported in Ruby, which can be proceeded insecure
operations that originally wasn't expected in the certain safe-level restrictions.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
all versions of Ruby without any exceptions, such as 1.6.x and 1.8.x.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.ruby dir_jvn13947696.rb
2.ruby dir_jvn13947696_2.rb
Actual results:
no exceptions.

Expected results:
$ ruby dir_jvn13947696.rb
dir_jvn13947696.rb:5:in `read': Insecure: operation on untainted Dir (SecurityError)
        from dir_jvn13947696.rb:3:in `join'
        from dir_jvn13947696.rb:3
$ ruby dir_jvn13947696_2.rb
dir_jvn13947696_2.rb:5:in `close': Insecure: can't close (SecurityError)
        from dir_jvn13947696_2.rb:3:in `join'
        from dir_jvn13947696_2.rb:3

Additional info:
This affects to FC4 and FC5 as well.
Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 04:44:03 EDT
Created attachment 132732 [details]
Comment 2 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 04:44:49 EDT
Created attachment 132733 [details]
Comment 3 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 04:47:27 EDT
Created attachment 132734 [details]

Forgot to mention one more.

Actual Result:
no exception.

Expected Result:
$ ruby regexp_jvn13947696.rb
regexp_jvn13947696.rb:5:in `initialize': Insecure: can't modify regexp
	from regexp_jvn13947696.rb:3:in `join'
	from regexp_jvn13947696.rb:3
Comment 4 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-21 07:56:37 EDT
Fixed in:
devel - 1.8.4-11.fc6
FC-5  - 1.8.4-8.fc5
FC-4  - 1.8.4-3.fc4
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2006-07-22 15:06:54 EDT
ruby-1.8.4-8.fc5 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.

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