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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Ruby Vendors:   Matsumoto, Yukihiro
Ruby SSL Certificate Attribute Verification Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018938
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018938
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5162, CVE-2007-5770   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 13 2007
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.8, 1.9
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Ruby in the verification of SSL certificate attributes. A remote user may be able to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.

Several ruby net::* modules do not properly verify the commonName (CN) attribute of SSL certificate provided by remote server against the requested hostname.

The net::http(s) module is affected [CVE-2007-5162].

The net::ftptls, net::telnets, and net::imap modules and the CVS versions of net::pop and net::smtp are also affected [CVE-2007-5770].

iSEC Partners reported the net::http(s) vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.isecpartners.com/advisories/2007-006-rubyssl.txt

Impact:   A remote user may be able to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks against encrypted sessions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions for CVE-2007-5162 (1.8.6-p111 or 1.8.5-p114).

A source code fix for CVE-2007-5770 is available at:

http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=13656

Vendor URL:  www.ruby-lang.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 13 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Ruby SSL Certificate Attribute Verification Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Nov 13 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Ruby SSL Certificate Attribute Verification Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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