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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-3900: ruby DNS hijacking vulnerability in api_endpoint() in rubygems

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-3900: ruby DNS hijacking vulnerability in api_endpoint() in rubygems

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

RubyGems 2.0.x before 2.0.16, 2.2.x before 2.2.4, and 2.4.x before 2.4.7 does not validate the hostname when fetching gems or making API requests, which allows remote attackers to redirect requests to arbitrary domains via a crafted DNS SRV record, aka a "DNS hijack attack."

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-ruby

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