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CVE-2017-0901

Published: 31 August 2017

RubyGems version 2.6.12 and earlier fails to validate specification names, allowing a maliciously crafted gem to potentially overwrite any file on the filesystem.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
ruby{1.9.1,2.0,2.3} and jruby ship an embedded rubygems.
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

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

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

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
zesty Ignored
(reached 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

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was 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/ad5c0a53a86ca5b218c7976765c0365b91d22cb2
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

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [2.0.0.484-1ubuntu2.10])
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

ruby2.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (2.3.3-1ubuntu1.3)
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

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

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