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CVE-2019-8323

Published: 27 March 2019

An issue was discovered in RubyGems 2.6 and later through 3.0.2. Gem::GemcutterUtilities#with_response may output the API response to stdout as it is. Therefore, if the API side modifies the response, escape sequence injection may occur.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that Gem::GemcutterUtilities#with_response failed to escape certain characters. An attacker could use this vulnerability inject escape sequences into a victim's terminal.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
jruby
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Not vulnerable
(9.1.17.0-3)
focal Not vulnerable
(9.1.17.0-3)
groovy Not vulnerable
(9.1.17.0-3)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(9.1.17.0-3)
impish Not vulnerable
(9.1.17.0-3)
precise Does not exist

trusty Needed

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
ruby1.9.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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 [1.9.3.484-2ubuntu1.14])
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

ruby2.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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 [2.0.0.484-1ubuntu2.13])
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

ruby2.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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 Does not exist

ruby2.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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 (2.3.1-2~16.04.12)
ruby2.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (2.5.1-1ubuntu1.2)
cosmic
Released (2.5.1-5ubuntu4.3)
disco
Released (2.5.5-1)
eoan
Released (2.5.5-1)
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 Does not exist