CVE-2018-6914

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-03-28
CWE:
CWE-22
Bugzilla:
1561947: CVE-2018-6914 ruby: Unintentional file and directory creation with directory traversal in tempfile and tmpdir
It was found that the tmpdir and tempfile modules did not sanitize their file name argument. An attacker with control over the name could create temporary files and directories outside of the dedicated directory.

Find out more about CVE-2018-6914 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat CloudForms 4. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having security impact of Moderate. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

This issue affects the versions of ruby as shipped with Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having security impact of Moderate. 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

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

CVSS3 Base Score 3.7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby23-ruby Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby25-ruby Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby22-ruby Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby24-ruby Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ruby Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ruby Will not fix

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