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CVE-2018-6914 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Dir.mktmpdir method in the tmpdir library in Ruby before 2.2.10, 2.3.x before 2.3.7, 2.4.x before 2.4.4, 2.5.x before 2.5.1, and 2.6.0-preview1 might allow attackers to create arbitrary directories or files via a .. (dot dot) in the prefix argument.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/03/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103686
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3626-1/
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2018/03/28/ruby-2-2-10-released/
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2018/03/28/ruby-2-3-7-released/
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2018/03/28/ruby-2-4-4-released/
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2018/03/28/ruby-2-5-1-released/
https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2018/03/28/unintentional-file-and-directory-creation-with-directory-traversal-cve-2018-6914/

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6914
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2018