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.


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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 cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-350 Reliance on Reverse DNS Resolution for a Security-Critical Action Reference acceptance level HackerOne  

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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
Source:
HackerOne