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Ruby CGI Session Management Insecure File Creation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-08-16    Last Update:  2006-12-12    Views:  15,135

Secunia Advisory SA12290

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Andres Salomon has reported a vulnerability in Ruby, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to the CGI session management creating certain files containing session information with insecure permissions in the "/tmp" folder.


Solution:
Update to version 1.8.2 or later.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Andres Salomon

Original Advisory:
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-537

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