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CVE-2012-2126 (rubygems-update): RubyGems SSL Certificate Validation MitM Spoofing Weakness

ADVISORIES

GEM

rubygems-update

SEVERITY

CVSS v2: 4.3

PATCHED VERSIONS

  • >= 1.8.23

DESCRIPTION

RubyGems contains a flaw related to the validation of SSL certificates when accessing certain services and APIs. This may allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof a valid server.