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CVE-2008-1145 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8 before 1.8.5-p115 and 1.8.6-p114, and 1.9 through 1.9.0-1, when running on systems that support backslash (\) path separators or case-insensitive file names, allows remote attackers to access arbitrary files via (1) "..%5c" (encoded backslash) sequences or (2) filenames that match patterns in the :NondisclosureName option.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/04/2008      View Analysis Description

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/04/2008)

This issue was addressed in affected versions of Ruby as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-06-30 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#404515 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:141 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:142 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0897 Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source BUGTRAQ 20080306 [DSECRG-08-018] Ruby 1.8.6 (Webrick Httpd 1.3.1) Directory traversal file Download Vulnerability External Source BUGTRAQ 20080306 Re: [DSECRG-08-018] Ruby 1.8.6 (Webrick Httpd 1.3.1) Directory traversal file Download Vulnerability External Source BUGTRAQ 20080325 rPSA-2008-0123-1 ruby External Source BID 28123 External Source SECTRACK 1019562 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0787 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1981 External Source XF ruby-webrick-directory-traversal(41010) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10937 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 5215 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2443 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2458

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