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CVE-2018-1000079 Detail

Current Description

RubyGems version Ruby 2.2 series: 2.2.9 and earlier, Ruby 2.3 series: 2.3.6 and earlier, Ruby 2.4 series: 2.4.3 and earlier, Ruby 2.5 series: 2.5.0 and earlier, prior to trunk revision 62422 contains a Directory Traversal vulnerability in gem installation that can result in the gem could write to arbitrary filesystem locations during installation. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must install a malicious gem. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.7.6.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.rubygems.org/2018/02/15/2.7.6-released.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-07/msg00036.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3729
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3730
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3731
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2028
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/666ef793cad42eed96f7aee1cdf77865db921099 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/f83f911e19e27cbac1ccce7471d96642241dd759 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00012.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3621-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4219
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4259

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

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)
2.2.9

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.3.6

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.4.3

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rubygems:rubygems:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000079
NVD Published Date:
03/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2018