Title: paratrooper-pingdom-1.0.0 ruby gem exposes API login credentials

Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0

Date: 12/26/2013 CVE: 2014-1233

Download: http://rubygems.org/gems/paratrooper-pingdom
Description: "Send deploy notifications to Pingdom service when deploying with Paratrooper"

Vulnerable Code:

From: paratrooper-pingdom-1.0.0/lib/paratrooper-pingdom.rb

 24       def setup(options = {})
 25         %x[curl https://api.pingdom.com/api/2.0/checks -X PUT -d "paused=tru    e" -H "App-Key: {app_key}" -u "{username}:#{password}"]
 26       end
 28       def teardown(options = {})
 29         %x[curl https://api.pingdom.com/api/2.0/checks -X PUT -d "paused=fal    se" -H "App-Key: {app_key}" -u "{username}:#{password}"]
 30       end
A malicious user could monitor the process tree to steal the API key, username and password for the API login.