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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2139

Original release date: 07/18/2012
Last revised: 10/07/2013


Directory traversal vulnerability in lib/mail/network/delivery_methods/file_delivery.rb in the Mail gem before 2.4.4 for Ruby allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the to parameter.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120425 Re: CVE request: two flaws fixed in rubygem-mail 2.4.4
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-7619
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-7535
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/mikel/mail/commit/29aca25218e4c82991400eb9b0c933626aefc98f
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816352
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=759092
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120425 CVE request: two flaws fixed in rubygem-mail 2.4.4
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-7692

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