CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2011-3009

Published: Aug 05, 2011 | Modified: Aug 29, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Ruby before 1.8.6-p114 does not reset the random seed upon forking, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to predict the values of random numbers by leveraging knowledge of the number sequence obtained in a different child process, a related issue to CVE-2003-0900.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Ruby Ruby-lang * 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6

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