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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702597
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2597-1 (rails - input validation error)
Summary:joernchen of Phenoelit discovered that rails, an MVC ruby based framework;geared for web application development, is not properly treating;user-supplied input to find_by_*;methods. Depending on how the;ruby on rails application is using these methods, this allows an attacker;to perform SQL injection attacks, e.g., to bypass authentication if;Authlogic is used and the session secret token is known.
Description:Summary:
joernchen of Phenoelit discovered that rails, an MVC ruby based framework
geared for web application development, is not properly treating
user-supplied input to find_by_*
methods. Depending on how the
ruby on rails application is using these methods, this allows an attacker
to perform SQL injection attacks, e.g., to bypass authentication if
Authlogic is used and the session secret token is known.

Affected Software/OS:
rails on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
ruby-activerecord-2.3 version 2.3.14-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your rails/ruby-activerecord-2.3 packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-6497
BugTraq ID: 57084
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57084
http://blog.phusion.nl/2013/01/03/rails-sql-injection-vulnerability-hold-your-horses-here-are-the-facts/
http://phenoelit.org/blog/archives/2012/12/21/let_me_github_that_for_you/index.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/01/03/12
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-6496
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-22.xml
https://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/msg/23daa048baf28b64?dmode=source&output=gplain
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0154
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0154.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0155
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0155.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0220
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0220.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0544
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0544.html
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