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CVE-2017-0901 Detail

Current Description

RubyGems version 2.6.12 and earlier fails to validate specification names, allowing a maliciously crafted gem to potentially overwrite any file on the filesystem.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.rubygems.org/2017/08/27/2.6.13-released.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100580 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039249 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3485
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0378
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0583
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0585
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/ad5c0a53a86ca5b218c7976765c0365b91d22cb2 Third Party Advisory
https://hackerone.com/reports/243156 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00012.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-01
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3553-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3685-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3966
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42611/

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-0901
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/14/2018