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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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1145
Original release date:
03/04/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-06-30
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0123 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0123
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0123 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0123
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/404515 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#404515
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:141 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:141
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:142 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:142
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0897
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/03/03/webrick-file-access-vulnerability/ Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/03/03/webrick-file-access-vulnerability/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489205/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080306 [DSECRG-08-018] Ruby 1.8.6 (Webrick Httpd 1.3.1) Directory traversal file Download Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489218/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080306 Re: [DSECRG-08-018] Ruby 1.8.6 (Webrick Httpd 1.3.1) Directory traversal file Download Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490056/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080325 rPSA-2008-0123-1 ruby
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28123 External Source BID 28123
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019562 External Source SECTRACK 1019562
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0787 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0787
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1981
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41010 External Source XF ruby-webrick-directory-traversal(41010)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2338 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2338
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10937 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10937
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5215 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 5215
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00338.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2443
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00354.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2458

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10937
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10937

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