OpenSUSE Linux update for rubygem-activesupport-5_1



Published: 2020-10-17
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-8165
CWE ID CWE-502
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
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Vendor Novell

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 8.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8165

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data in the "MemCacheStore" and "RedisCacheStore". A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application using the "raw: true" parameter and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.2

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-10/msg00034.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.