Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2009-2422 First vendor Publication 2009-07-10
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-17

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The example code for the digest authentication functionality (http_authentication.rb) in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.3 defines an authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest block that returns nil instead of false when the user does not exist, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass authentication for applications that are derived from this example by sending an invalid username without a password.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2422

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-22 Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
CAPEC-57 Utilizing REST's Trust in the System Resource to Register Man in the Middle
CAPEC-94 Man in the Middle Attack
CAPEC-114 Authentication Abuse

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-287 Improper Authentication

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-05-12 Name : Mac OS X 10.6.3 Update / Mac OS X Security Update 2010-002
File : nvt/macosx_upd_10_6_3_secupd_2010-002.nasl
2009-12-30 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200912-02 (rails)
File : nvt/glsa_200912_02.nasl
2009-07-17 Name : Ruby on Rails Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_ruby_rails_auth_bypass_vuln.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
55664 Ruby on Rails HTTP Digest Authentication nil User Bypass

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2010-03-29 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_10_6_3.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-03-29 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2010-002.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-22 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200912-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21 Name : The remote web server contains an application that is prone to an authenticat...
File : ror_http_digest_bypass.nasl - Type : ACT_ATTACK

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35579
CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2009/6/3/security-problem-with-authenticate_wit...
MISC http://n8.tumblr.com/post/117477059/security-hole-found-in-rails-2-3s
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/35702
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1802
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51528

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