Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0345

Published: 2015-10-15 07:41:54
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
Updated ruby-RubyGems Linux Distribution Package fixes security vulnerability: RubyGems does not validate the hostname when fetching gems or making API request, which allows remote attackers to redirect requests to arbitrary domains via a crafted DNS SRV record, aka a DNS hijack attack (CVE-2015-3900).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0345

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-3900

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0345.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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