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CVE-2017-17790 Detail

Current Description

The lazy_initialize function in lib/resolv.rb in Ruby through 2.4.3 uses Kernel#open, which might allow Command Injection attacks, as demonstrated by a Resolv::Hosts::new argument beginning with a '|' character, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-17405. NOTE: situations with untrusted input may be highly unlikely.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/20/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0378
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0583
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0584
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0585
https://github.com/ruby/ruby/pull/1777 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00024.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00025.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00012.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17790
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/14/2018