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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2012-79

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

RubyGems before 1.8.23 can redirect HTTPS connections to HTTP, which makes it easier for remote attackers to observe or modify a gem during installation via a man-in-the-middle attack.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update rubygems to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)