CVE-2017-17405

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2017-12-14
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1526189: CVE-2017-17405 ruby: Command injection vulnerability in Net::FTP
It was discovered that the Net::FTP module did not properly process filenames in combination with certain operations. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands by setting up a malicious FTP server and tricking a user or Ruby application into downloading files with specially crafted names using the Net::FTP module.

Find out more about CVE-2017-17405 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 and CloudForms 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby23-ruby) RHSA-2018:0585 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby24-ruby) RHSA-2018:0584 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby22-ruby) RHSA-2018:0583 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby24-ruby) RHSA-2018:0584 2018-03-26
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-ruby23-ruby) RHSA-2018:0585 2018-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (ruby) RHSA-2018:0378 2018-02-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-ruby Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ruby Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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