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LIN5-22375 : Security Advisory - ruby&tcltk - CVE-2016-2337

Created: Jan 12, 2017    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Jan 16, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.38
Fix Version: 5.0.1.39
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

Type confusion exists in _cancel_eval Ruby's TclTkIp class method. Attacker passing different type of object than String as retval argument can cause arbitrary code execution.<a href=http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/843.html>CWE-843: Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')</a>

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-2337

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