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Re: CVE Request -- rubygems: Two security fixes in upstream v1.8.23 version
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:30:16 -0600

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On 04/20/2012 09:01 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
Hello Kurt, Steve, Eric, Evan, vendors,

two security fixes has been recently corrected in upstream 
rubygems-v1.8.23 version: #1 RubyGems now disallows redirection
from HTTPS to HTTP.

Please use CVE-2012-2125 for this issue.

#2 RubyGems now verifies SSL connections.

Please use CVE-2012-2126 for this issue.

References: [1]
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/blob/1.8/History.txt
(rubygems History.txt) [2] 
https://github.com/rubygems/rubygems/commit/d4c7eafb8efe1e13a7abf5be5a5b4548870b15b7

 (relevant rubygems git commit) [3] 
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2012/04/20/ruby-1-9-3-p194-is-released/


(Ruby v1.9.3-p194 version announcement)
[4] 
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&sortby=date&revision=35404

 (Ruby language SVN repository commit) [5]
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814718 (Red Hat
bugzilla entry)

Both of [2] and [4] patches include fixes for both issues. For the
case #2 the security implications are clear.

Kurt, could you allocate two CVE ids for these issues?

Thank you && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat
Security Response Team


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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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