Amazon Linux AMI : ruby24 (ALAS-2020-1451)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142979

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS-2020-1451 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in Ruby through 2.5.8, 2.6.x through 2.6.6, and 2.7.x through 2.7.1. WEBrick, a simple HTTP server bundled with Ruby, had not checked the transfer-encoding header value rigorously. An attacker may potentially exploit this issue to bypass a reverse proxy (which also has a poor header check), which may lead to an HTTP Request Smuggling attack. (CVE-2020-25613)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Run 'yum update ruby24' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2020-1451.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25613

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142979

File Name: ala_ALAS-2020-1451.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/18

Updated: 2020/11/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25613

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby24, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby24-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby24-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby24-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby24-irb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby24-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-bigdecimal, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-did_you_mean, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-io-console, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-json, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-minitest5, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-net-telnet, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-power_assert, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-psych, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-rdoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-test-unit, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem24-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygems24, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygems24-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25613

ALAS: 2020-1451