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CVE-2015-3900 Detail

Description

RubyGems 2.0.x before 2.0.16, 2.2.x before 2.2.4, and 2.4.x before 2.4.7 does not validate the hostname when fetching gems or making API requests, which allows remote attackers to redirect requests to arbitrary domains via a crafted DNS SRV record, aka a "DNS hijack attack."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/17/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.rubygems.org/2015/05/14/CVE-2015-3900.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/163502.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/163600.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/164236.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1657.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/26/2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75482
https://puppet.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3900
https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Security-Advisories/Advisories/TWSL2015-007/?fid=6356 Third Party Advisory
https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/SpiderLabs-Blog/Attacking-Ruby-Gem-Security-with-CVE-2015-3900/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:1.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ruby-lang:ruby:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
OR
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3900
NVD Published Date:
06/24/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/08/2017