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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1145 (1 public exploit)

Directory traversal vulnerability in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8 before 1.8.5-p115 and 1.8.6-p114, and 1.9 through 1.9.0-1, when running on systems that support backslash (\) path separators or case-insensitive file names, allows remote attackers to access arbitrary files via (1) "..%5c" (encoded backslash) sequences or (2) filenames that match patterns in the :NondisclosureName option.
Publish Date : 2008-03-04 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed in affected versions of Ruby as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
5.0
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2008-03-03 2008-03-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1145 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081145 unix
Directory traversal vulnerability in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8 before 1.8.5-p115 and 1.8.6-p114, and 1.9 through 1.9.0-1, when... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10937 unix
ELSA-2008:0897: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21785 unix
RHSA-2008:0897 -- ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28242 unix
RHSA-2008:0897: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080897 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1145

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Webrick Webrick 1.8 P115 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Webrick Webrick 1.8 P114 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Webrick Webrick 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Webrick Webrick 1.9 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Webrick Webrick 1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Webrick Webrick 5

- References For CVE-2008-1145

http://secunia.com/advisories/29536
SECUNIA 29536
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0123 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0123 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489205/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080306 [DSECRG-08-018] Ruby 1.8.6 (Webrick Httpd 1.3.1) Directory traversal file Download Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489218/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080306 Re: [DSECRG-08-018] Ruby 1.8.6 (Webrick Httpd 1.3.1) Directory traversal file Download Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28123
BID 28123 Ruby WEBrick Remote Directory Traversal and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-29
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490056/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080325 rPSA-2008-0123-1 ruby
http://secunia.com/advisories/29232
SECUNIA 29232
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:017
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-06-30
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019562
SECTRACK 1019562
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2338 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/29357
SECUNIA 29357
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:142
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:142
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:141
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:141
http://secunia.com/advisories/31687
SECUNIA 31687
http://secunia.com/advisories/30802
SECUNIA 30802
http://secunia.com/advisories/32371
SECUNIA 32371
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0787
VUPEN ADV-2008-0787
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1981
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5215
MILW0RM 5215
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00338.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2443
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0897.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0897
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41010
XF ruby-webrick-directory-traversal(41010)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00354.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2458
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/03/03/webrick-file-access-vulnerability/ CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/404515
CERT-VN VU#404515

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1145

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