Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : rubygems (cve_2012_2125_https_to)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- 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. (CVE-2012-2125)

- RubyGems before 1.8.23 does not verify an SSL
certificate, which allows remote attackers to modify a
gem during installation via a man-in-the-middle attack.
(CVE-2012-2126)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_2125_https_to
http://www.nessus.org/u?5461da3c

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.21.4.1.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80759 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2125
CVE-2012-2126

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