CVE-2008-1145

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2008-03-03
Bugzilla:
435902: CVE-2008-1145 ruby: webrick directory traversal

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1145 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (ruby) RHSA-2008:0897 2008-10-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (ruby) RHSA-2008:0897 2008-10-21
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