Debian Security Advisory DSA 2301-1 (rails)

Published: 2011-09-21 03:47:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Rails, the Ruby web application framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-4214 A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability had been found in the strip_tags function. An attacker may inject non-printable characters that certain browsers will then evaluate. This vulnerability only affects the oldstable distribution (lenny). CVE-2011-2930 A SQL injection vulnerability had been found in the quote_table_name method could allow malicious users to inject arbitrary SQL into a query. CVE-2011-2931 A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability had been found in the strip_tags helper. An parsing error can be exploited by an attacker, who can confuse the parser and may inject HTML tags into the output document. CVE-2011-3186 A newline (CRLF) injection vulnerability had been found in response.rb. This vulnerability allows an attacker to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks via the Content-Type header. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-7+lenny1. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.14.

We recommend that you upgrade your rails Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to rails announced via advisory DSA 2301-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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