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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5770

The (1) Net::ftptls, (2) Net::telnets, (3) Net::imap, (4) Net::pop, and (5) Net::smtp libraries in Ruby 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 do not verify that the commonName (CN) field in a server certificate matches the domain name in a request sent over SSL, which makes it easier for remote attackers to intercept SSL transmissions via a man-in-the-middle attack or spoofed web site, different components than CVE-2007-5162.
Publish Date : 2007-11-13 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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)
CWE ID 287

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-10-25 2007-10-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5770 unix
DSA-1410-1 ruby1.8 - possible man-in-the-middle attacks oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18414 unix
DSA-1412-1 ruby1.9 - possible man-in-the-middle attacks oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18657 unix
ELSA-2007:0965: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21946 unix
RHSA-2007:0961: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070961 unix
RHSA-2007:0965: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070965 unix
The (1) Net::ftptls, (2) Net::telnets, (3) Net::imap, (4) Net::pop, and (5) Net::smtp libraries in Ruby 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11025 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-2007-5770

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ruby-lang Ruby 2

- References For CVE-2007-5770
CERT TA07-352A
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
SECTRACK 1018938
BID 26421 Ruby Multiple Libraries SSL Multiple Insecure Certificate Validation Weaknesses Release Date:2009-03-05
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:024
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0961
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5770

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