Debian Security Advisory DSA 2301-1 (rails)

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

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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.

Recommendations:
We recommend that you upgrade your rails Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
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)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2930
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2931
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3186
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4214

References:

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%202301-1

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2011-09-21
Modified
2021-11-24
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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