Bug 451835 (CVE-2008-2727) - CVE-2008-2727 ruby: integer overflow in rb_ary_replace() (ruby-1.6.x) - REALLOC_N
Summary: CVE-2008-2727 ruby: integer overflow in rb_ary_replace() (ruby-1.6.x) - REALL...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 451821
Alias: CVE-2008-2727
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On:
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Reported: 2008-06-17 18:05 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:24 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-01 06:58:54 UTC

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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-06-17 18:05:09 UTC
Drew Yao of the Apple Product Security team reported an integer overflow leading
to a memory mis-allocation and heap overflow in the rb_ary_splice() function
used by ruby interpreter for handling arrays.  For details, see:


Ruby 1.6.x does not have rb_ary_splice(), but the same vulnerable code exists in
the rb_ary_replace() function.  This issue is a ruby 1.6.x equivalent of

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2008-06-17 18:06:15 UTC
Drew Yao's patch for rb_ary_splice():


Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2008-07-01 06:58:54 UTC
Based on the analysis noted in the:


it was decided to reject this CVE id and use only CVE-2008-2725 to cover this
issue in all ruby versions.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 451821 ***

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