Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Affecting ruby2.3 package, versions <2.3.3-1+deb9u3

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream ruby2.3 package. See Remediation section below for Debian:9 relevant versions.

RubyGems version Ruby 2.2 series: 2.2.9 and earlier, Ruby 2.3 series: 2.3.6 and earlier, Ruby 2.4 series: 2.4.3 and earlier, Ruby 2.5 series: 2.5.0 and earlier, prior to trunk revision 62422 contains a infinite loop caused by negative size vulnerability in ruby gem package tar header that can result in a negative size could cause an infinite loop.. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.7.6.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:9 ruby2.3 to version 2.3.3-1+deb9u3 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2018-1000075
CWE
CWE-835
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-RUBY23-308591
Disclosed
13 Mar, 2018
Published
13 Mar, 2018