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CVE-2008-3905 Detail

Current Description

resolv.rb in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 before 1.8.6-p287, 1.8.7 before 1.8.7-p72, and 1.9 r18423 and earlier uses sequential transaction IDs and constant source ports for DNS requests, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof DNS responses, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1447.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-17.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.371754
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-424.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1651
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1652
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/03/3 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/04/9
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/08/08/multiple-vulnerabilities-in-ruby/ Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31699
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2334
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45935
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10034
https://usn.ubuntu.com/651-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00259.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00299.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Authentication (CWE-287)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8.5
 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p110:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p111:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p114:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p230:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:*:p286:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8.6
 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:p36:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:preview1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:preview2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.6:preview3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p17:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:p22:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:*:p71:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8.7
 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.8.7:preview4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:*:r18423:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3905
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018