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CVE-2007-0469

CVE information

Published

15 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

The extract_files function in installer.rb in RubyGems before 0.9.1 does not check whether files exist before overwriting them, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary code via crafted GEM packages..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
9.3/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:rubyforge:rubygems:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:rubyforge:rubygems:0.8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -