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CVE-2016-3693 Detail

Current Description

The Safemode gem before 1.2.4 for Ruby, when initialized with a delegate object that is a Rails controller, allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information via the inspect method.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://projects.theforeman.org/issues/14635
http://rubysec.com/advisories/CVE-2016-3693/ Vendor Advisory
http://theforeman.org/security.html#2016-3693
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/20/8
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0336
https://github.com/svenfuchs/safemode/commit/0f764a1720a3a68fd2842e21377c8bfad6d7126f
https://github.com/theforeman/foreman/commit/82f9b93c54f72c5814df6bab7fad057eab65b2f2

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Exposure (CWE-200)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:safemode_project:safemode:*:*:*:*:*:ruby:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.2.3


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3693
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
02/22/2018