Ruby Local File Creation Vulnerability


Ruby is prone to a security vulnerability that may allow attackers to create unintended files.


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The information has been provided by Peter Bex .


Vulnerable Systems:
 * Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.9.3 dev and peior

The rb_get_path_check function in file.c in Ruby 1.9.3 before patchlevel 286 and Ruby 2.0.0 before r37163 allows context-dependent attackers to create files in unexpected locations or with unexpected names via a NUL byte in a file path.

CVE Information:

Disclosure Timeline:
Published: October 18 2012

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