Bug 824520 (CVE-2012-2671) - CVE-2012-2671 rubygem-rack-cache: caches sensitive headers (such as Set-Cookie)
Summary: CVE-2012-2671 rubygem-rack-cache: caches sensitive headers (such as Set-Cookie)
Alias: CVE-2012-2671
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 824523
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Reported: 2012-05-23 16:27 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:53 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:58:37 UTC

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Description Vincent Danen 2012-05-23 16:27:44 UTC
The Rack::Cache rubygem has a flaw where it will cache sensitive headers (such as Set-Cookie response headers), which could leak potentially sensitive information.

This has been corrected in upstream git [1].

[1] https://github.com/rtomayko/rack-cache/commit/2e3a64d07daac4c757cc57620f2288e865a09b90

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2012-05-23 16:34:40 UTC
Created rubygem-rack-cache tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-17 [bug 824523]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-06-05 23:02:31 UTC
rubygem-rack-cache-1.2-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Kurt Seifried 2012-06-06 16:57:43 UTC
Added CVE as per http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/06/06/8

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:58:37 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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