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CVE-2012-2140 Detail

Description

The Mail gem before 2.4.3 for Ruby allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a (1) sendmail or (2) exim delivery.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/18/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080645.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080648.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080747.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/04/25/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/04/26/1
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=759092
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816352
https://github.com/mikel/mail/blob/9beb079c70d236a5ad2e1ba95b2c977e55deb7af/CHANGELOG.rdoc
https://github.com/mikel/mail/commit/39b590ddb08f90ddbe445837359a2c8843e533d0 Exploit Patch
https://github.com/mikel/mail/commit/ac56f03bdfc30b379aeecd4ff317d08fdaa328c2 Exploit Patch

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2140
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2012