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CVE-2017-0900

Published: 31 August 2017

RubyGems version 2.6.12 and earlier is vulnerable to maliciously crafted gem specifications to cause a denial of service attack against RubyGems clients who have issued a `query` command.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
ruby{1.9.1,2.0,2.3} and jruby ship an embedded rubygems.
rodrigo-zaiden
ruby2.3 (xenial) was fixed back in release version
2.3.1-2~16.04.6. The patch that fixed this CVE came along
with other CVEs fixes (CVE-2017-0899, CVE-2017-0900,
CVE-2017-0901, CVE-2017-0902) and at that time this CVE
was not included in the changelog.

Priority

Negligible

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
jruby
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Needed

cosmic Ignored
(end of life)
disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Needed

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

noble Needs triage

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needed

zesty Ignored
(end of life)
ruby1.9.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

noble Does not exist

trusty
Released (1.9.3.484-2ubuntu1.5)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/8a38a4fc24c6591e6c8f43d1fadab6efeb4d6251
upstream: https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/attachments/download/6691/rubygems-2613-ruby23.patch
upstream: https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/attachments/download/6690/rubygems-2613-ruby22.patch
ruby2.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

noble Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

ruby2.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

noble Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.3.5)
xenial
Released (2.3.1-2~16.04.6)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H