CVE-2009-1904

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General

Score:5.0/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Numeric Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2003-0063, CVE-2006-1329, CVE-2007-1558, CVE-2008-0564, CVE-2008-0888, CVE-2008-2712, CVE-2008-4101, CVE-2008-4456, CVE-2008-5302, CVE-2008-5303, CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2008-7247, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0037, CVE-2009-0316, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0642, CVE-2009-0688, CVE-2009-0689, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783, CVE-2009-2042, CVE-2009-2417, CVE-2009-2422, CVE-2009-2446, CVE-2009-2632, CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2801, CVE-2009-2901, CVE-2009-2902, CVE-2009-2906, CVE-2009-3009, CVE-2009-3095, CVE-2009-3557, CVE-2009-3558, CVE-2009-3559, CVE-2009-4017, CVE-2009-4019, CVE-2009-4030, CVE-2009-4142, CVE-2009-4143, CVE-2009-4214, CVE-2010-0041, CVE-2010-0042, CVE-2010-0043, CVE-2010-0055, CVE-2010-0056, CVE-2010-0057, CVE-2010-0058, CVE-2010-0059, CVE-2010-0060, CVE-2010-0062, CVE-2010-0063, CVE-2010-0064, CVE-2010-0065, CVE-2010-0393, CVE-2010-0497, CVE-2010-0498, CVE-2010-0500, CVE-2010-0501, CVE-2010-0502, CVE-2010-0503, CVE-2010-0504, CVE-2010-0505, CVE-2010-0506, CVE-2010-0507, CVE-2010-0508, CVE-2010-0509, CVE-2010-0510, CVE-2010-0511, CVE-2010-0512, CVE-2010-0513, CVE-2010-0514, CVE-2010-0515, CVE-2010-0516, CVE-2010-0517, CVE-2010-0518, CVE-2010-0519, CVE-2010-0520, CVE-2010-0521, CVE-2010-0522, CVE-2010-0523, CVE-2010-0524, CVE-2010-0525, CVE-2010-0526, CVE-2010-0533, CVE-2010-0534, CVE-2010-0535, CVE-2010-0537

Published on 11/06/09 - Updated on 29/09/17

Description

The BigDecimal library in Ruby 1.8.6 before p369 and 1.8.7 before p173 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a string argument that represents a large number, as demonstrated by an attempted conversion to the Float data type.

Category: Numeric Error

CWE-189 (Numeric Errors)
Weaknesses in this category are related to improper calculation or conversion of numbers.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2009-1904
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTA-2009-AVI-232, CERTA-2010-AVI-143
CentOS CESA-2009:1140
Redhat RHSA-2009:1140
Renater 2010/VULN102

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
ruby-langruby

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