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Red Hat: CVE-2017-17790: Important: ruby security update (RHSA-2018:0378)

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Red Hat: CVE-2017-17790: Important: ruby security update (RHSA-2018:0378)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/01/2018
Modified
09/24/2018

Description

The lazy_initialize function in lib/resolv.rb in Ruby through 2.4.3 uses Kernel#open, which might allow Command Injection attacks, as demonstrated by a Resolv::Hosts::new argument beginning with a '|' character, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-17405. NOTE: situations with untrusted input may be highly unlikely.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-ruby
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-tcltk
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-bigdecimal
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-io-console
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-json
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-minitest
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-psych
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-rake
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-rdoc
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygems
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygems-devel

References

  • redhat-upgrade-ruby
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-tcltk
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-bigdecimal
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-io-console
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-json
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-minitest
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-psych
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-rake
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygem-rdoc
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygems
  • redhat-upgrade-rubygems-devel

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