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CVE-2019-11879 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** The WEBrick gem 1.4.2 for Ruby allows directory traversal if the attacker once had local access to create a symlink to a location outside of the web root directory. NOTE: The vendor states that this is analogous to Options FollowSymlinks in the Apache HTTP Server, and therefore it is "not a problem."

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:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/15835 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

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:ruby-lang:webrick:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:ruby:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-11879
NVD Published Date:
05/10/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/13/2019