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1527048: CVE-2017-17718 rubygem-net-ldap: Missing SSL Certificate Validation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Net::LDAP (aka net-ldap) gem before 0.16.0 for Ruby has Missing SSL Certificate Validation.

Find out more about CVE-2017-17718 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the versions of rubygem-net-ldap as shipped with Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 and Satellite version 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. No update is planned at this time however a future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification:

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 4.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-rubygem-net-ldap Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 6 ruby193-rubygem-net-ldap Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 6 tfm-rubygem-net-ldap Will not fix
Red Hat Ceph Storage 1.3 ruby193-rubygem-net-ldap 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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