CVE-2020-8159

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Description

There is a vulnerability in actionpack_page-caching gem < v1.2.1 that allows an attacker to write arbitrary files to a web server, potentially resulting in remote code execution if the attacker can write unescaped ERB to a view.

References

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rubyonrails-security/CFRVkEytdP8

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-05-12

Updated: 2021-07-23

Type: CWE-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
152059Debian DLA-2719-1 : ruby-actionpack-page-caching - LTS security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
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