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Security Issue : invalid permission on ruby files #1

fwininger opened this issue Oct 24, 2019 · 0 comments


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@fwininger fwininger commented Oct 24, 2019


This gem has world writable files in the release 1.0.0.

how to reproduce the issue

find . -xdev -type f -perm -0002


exploitation poc

add in ./ruby_parser-legacy-1.0.0/lib/ruby_parser/legacy/ruby_parser.rb

puts "Code execution with : #{%x(id)}"

require the gem in a other projet may run the shell code with the user privilege.

$ brakeman
Loading scanner...
Code execution with : uid=1000(xxxx) gid=1000(xxxx) groups=1000(xxxx)
Please supply the path to a Rails application (looking in /home/xxxx/).

Please release a new release asap.

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