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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2125

Original release date: 10/01/2013
Last revised: 01/13/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

RubyGems before 1.8.23 can redirect HTTPS connections to HTTP, which makes it easier for remote attackers to observe or modify a gem during installation via a man-in-the-middle attack.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1441
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814718
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55381
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/blob/1.8/History.txt
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120420 Re: CVE Request -- rubygems: Two security fixes in upstream v1.8.23 version
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1203
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1852
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1582-1
Type: Advisory

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