CVE-2017-0901

Public on 2017-10-02
Modified on 2018-01-18
Description
It was found that rubygems did not sanitize gem names during installation of a given gem. A specially crafted gem could use this flaw to install files outside of the regular directory.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 ruby22 2017-10-02 17:01 ALAS-2017-906
Amazon Linux 1 ruby23 2017-10-02 17:01 ALAS-2017-906
Amazon Linux 1 ruby24 2017-10-26 17:01 ALAS-2017-915

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 6.4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N