Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : rubygems (cve_2012_2125_https_to)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80759
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to Solaris 22.214.171.124.1.