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Vulnerability of RubyGem excon: information disclosure via Persistent Connection Sockets

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Persistent Connection Sockets of RubyGem excon, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted software: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/01/2020.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-16779, DLA-2070-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0036-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0139-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31312.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via Persistent Connection Sockets of RubyGem excon, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new ruby-excon packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: ruby-excon 0.33.0-2+deb8u1

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new rubygem-excon packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: ruby2.5-rubygem-excon 0.59.0-lp151.3.3.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new rubygem-excon packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: ruby2.5-rubygem-excon 0.59.0-bp151.4.3.1
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