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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2887-1 (ruby-actionmailer-3.2 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

Aaron Neyer discovered that missing input sanitising in the logging component of Ruby Actionmailer could result in denial of service through a malformed e-mail message.

Insight

Insight

Action Mailer is a framework for working with email on Rails. Compose, deliver, receive, and test emails using the familiar controller/view pattern. First-class support for multipart email and attachments.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ruby-actionmailer-3.2 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.6-2+deb7u1. ruby-activesupport-3.2 was updated in a related change to version 3.2.6-6+deb7u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.16-3+0 of the rails-3.2 source package. We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-actionmailer-3.2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)