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CVE-2017-0902 Detail

Current Description

RubyGems version 2.6.12 and earlier is vulnerable to a DNS hijacking vulnerability that allows a MITM attacker to force the RubyGems client to download and install gems from a server that the attacker controls.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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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/100586 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039249 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3485 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0378 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0583 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0585 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/8d91516fb7037ecfb27622f605dc40245e0f8d32 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://hackerone.com/reports/218088 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00012.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-01 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3553-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3685-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3966 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-346 Origin Validation Error NIST  
CWE-350 Reliance on Reverse DNS Resolution for a Security-Critical Action HackerOne  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.12

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-0902
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019