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CVE-2014-5002 Detail

Current Description

The lynx gem before 1.0.0 for Ruby places the configured password on command lines, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing processes.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/07/23 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/17/5 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.vapid.dhs.org/advisories/lynx-0.2.0.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/panthomakos/lynx/issues/3 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:lynx_project:lynx:::~~~ruby~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.0.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5002
NVD Published Date:
01/10/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/06/2019