Malicious Package

Affecting strong_password gem, versions =0.0.7

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Overview

strong_password is a is an entropy-based password strength checking for Ruby and ActiveModel

This gem was hijacked by a malicious actor, who has published v0.0.7 containing malicious code that enables them to execute remote code in production.

Remediation

Avoid using strong_password v0.0.7 altogether. Downgrading to v0.0.6 will ensure no malicious code execution is possible.

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Credit
WithaTwist
CVE
CVE-2019-13354
CWE
CWE-506
Snyk ID
SNYK-RUBY-STRONGPASSWORD-451547
Disclosed
03 Jul, 2019
Published
06 Jul, 2019