DLL Loading Issue

Affecting ffi gem, versions <1.9.24

high severity

Overview

ffi is a ruby extension for programmatically loading dynamic libraries, binding functions within them, and calling those functions from Ruby code.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to DLL Loading Issue on Windows OS, when a Symbol is used as DLL name instead of a String.

Remediation

Upgrade ffi to version 1.9.24 or higher.

References

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Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-1000201
CWE
CWE-427
Snyk ID
SNYK-RUBY-FFI-22037
Disclosed
22 Jun, 2018
Published
28 Jun, 2018