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891762: CVE-2012-2139 rubygem-mail: directory traversal

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in lib/mail/network/delivery_methods/file_delivery.rb in the Mail gem before 2.4.4 for Ruby allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the to parameter.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2139 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 CloudForms System Engine 1 (rubygem-mail) RHSA-2012:1542 2012-12-04
Red Hat CloudForms Cloud Engine 1 (rubygem-mail) RHSA-2012:1542 2012-12-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 rubygem-mail Affected
Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1 rubygem-mail Affected

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