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CVE-2014-4993 (backup_checksum): backup_checksum Gem for Ruby /lib/backup/cli/utility.rb Process List Local Plaintext Password Disclosure

ADVISORIES

GEM

backup_checksum

PATCHED VERSIONS

None.

DESCRIPTION

backup_checksum Gem for Ruby contains a flaw in /lib/backup/cli/utility.rb that is triggered as the program displays password information in plaintext in the process list. This may allow a local attacker to gain access to password information.