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CVE-2019-14282

Published: 26 July 2019

The simple_captcha2 gem 0.2.3 for Ruby, as distributed on RubyGems.org, included a code-execution backdoor inserted by a third party.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

9.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ruby-simple-captcha2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

disco Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(debian: Backdoored versions not available in a Debian release)
xenial Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 9.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H