Malicious Package

Affecting coming-soon gem, versions =0.2.8

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Overview

coming-soon is a gem that provides details of movies that are coming soon.

The package included a code-execution backdoor inserted by a third party. No unaffected version is known to exist, as the gem appears to have been entirely removed.

Remediation

Avoid using version 0.2.8 coming-soon altogether.

References

CVSS Score

9.1
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:H/RL:U/RC:C
Credit
Unknown
CWE
CWE-506
Snyk ID
SNYK-RUBY-COMINGSOON-461095
Disclosed
06 Sep, 2019
Published
06 Sep, 2019