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CVE-2015-1828 Detail

Current Description

The Ruby http gem before 0.7.3 does not verify hostnames in SSL connections, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a man-in-the-middle-attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/06/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/ruby/openssl/issues/8 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/httprb/jkb4oxwZjkU
https://rubysec.com/advisories/http-CVE-2015-1828 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1828
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2018