Debian Security Advisory DSA 2620-1 (rails - several vulnerabilities)

Published: 2013-02-11 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Affected Versions:
rails on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze7. We recommend that you upgrade your rails Linux Distribution Packages.

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Ruby on Rails, a Ruby framework for web application development. CVE-2013-0276 The blacklist provided by the attr_protected method could be bypassed with crafted requests, having an application-specific impact. CVE-2013-0277 In some applications, the +serialize+ helper in ActiveRecord could be tricked into deserializing arbitrary YAML data, possibly leading to remote code execution.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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


CVSS Score

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