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CVE-2017-0899 Detail

Current Description

RubyGems version 2.6.12 and earlier is vulnerable to maliciously crafted gem specifications that include terminal escape characters. Printing the gem specification would execute terminal escape sequences.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/31/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-0899
Original release date:
08/31/2017
Last revised:
12/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.rubygems.org/2017/08/27/2.6.13-released.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://blog.rubygems.org/2017/08/27/2.6.13-released.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100576 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100576
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039249 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039249
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3485 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3485
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/1bcbc7fe637b03145401ec9c094066285934a7f1 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/1bcbc7fe637b03145401ec9c094066285934a7f1
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/ef0aa611effb5f54d40c7fba6e8235eb43c5a491 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/ef0aa611effb5f54d40c7fba6e8235eb43c5a491
https://hackerone.com/reports/226335 Exploit; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://hackerone.com/reports/226335
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-01 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201710-01
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3966 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3966

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