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CVE-2020-24392 (twitter-stream): Improper Certificate Validation in twitter-stream

ADVISORIES

GEM

twitter-stream

SEVERITY

CVSS v3: 5.9

PATCHED VERSIONS

None.

DESCRIPTION

In voloko twitter-stream 0.1.16, missing TLS hostname validation allows an attacker to perform a man-in-the-middle attack against users of the library (because eventmachine is misused).