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USN-596-1: Ruby vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/13/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The (1) Net::ftptls, (2) Net::telnets, (3) Net::imap, (4) Net::pop, and (5) Net::smtp libraries in Ruby 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 do not verify that the commonName (CN) field in a server certificate matches the domain name in a request sent over SSL, which makes it easier for remote attackers to intercept SSL transmissions via a man-in-the-middle attack or spoofed web site, different components than CVE-2007-5162.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libopenssl-ruby1-8
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libruby1-8

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