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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.130042
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0345
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0345
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0345

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated ruby-RubyGems 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).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-3900
BugTraq ID: 75482
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75482
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/163502.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/163600.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/164236.html
https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Security-Advisories/Advisories/TWSL2015-007/?fid=6356
https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/SpiderLabs-Blog/Attacking-Ruby-Gem-Security-with-CVE-2015-3900/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/26/2
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1657
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1657.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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