HTTPS MitM vulnerability in http.rb

Metadata

medium
4.3
http
CVE-2015-1828
groups.google.com
2015-03-24
2017-10-30 16:24
CVE-2015-1828 ruby-http
CVE-2015-1828
2017-10-07 01:37
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

http.rb failed to call the OpenSSL::SSL::SSLSocket#post_connection_check method to perform hostname verification.
Because of this, an attacker with a valid certificate but with a mismatched subject can perform a MitM attack.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
http >= 0.7.3,~> 0.6.4 None