CVE-2024-21654

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 22, 2024
CWE ID 287

Summary

CVE-2024-21654 is a vulnerability affecting Rubygems.org, the gem hosting service for the Ruby community. This vulnerability allows attackers to bypass the multi-factor authentication (MFA) requirement on the forgotten password form, enabling them to take over user accounts. Users with MFA enabled are normally protected from account takeover in case of email account compromise. The vulnerability has been patched in commit 0b3272a, and organizations using Rubygems.org should update their systems to mitigate the risk of this vulnerability. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as medium, with a base score of 4.8 out of 10, and it poses a low impact on integrity and confidentiality.

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