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CVE-2012-2125 (rubygems-update): CVE-2012-2125 CVE-2012-2126 rubygems: Two security fixes in v1.8.23

ADVISORIES

GEM

rubygems-update

LIBRARY

rubygems

SEVERITY

CVSS v2: 5.8 (Medium)

PATCHED VERSIONS

  • >= 1.8.23

DESCRIPTION

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.