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Out-of-bounds read in timegm #3368

clayton-shopify opened this Issue Jan 4, 2017 · 0 comments


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clayton-shopify commented Jan 4, 2017

An out-of-bounds read can occur here, due to a missing bounds check:

for (i = 0; i < tm->tm_mon; ++i)
r += nday[i] * 24 * 60 * 60;

This can allow memory disclosure:

50.times { |i| puts, 12 + i + 1).to_i -, 12 + i).to_i }

or a crash:, 0x100000)

MRI disallows months greater than 12, raising ArgumentError: argument out of range.

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@matz matz closed this in c4491e4 Jan 9, 2017

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