Access Restriction Bypass

Affecting chloride gem, versions <0.3.0

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Overview

chloride is a streaming NetSSH implementation.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. It use's of net-ssh resulted in host fingerprints for previously unknown hosts getting added to the user's known_hosts file without confirmation.

Remediation

Upgrade chloride to version 0.3.0 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-6517
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-RUBY-CHLORIDE-451553
Disclosed
08 Mar, 2019
Published
08 Jul, 2019