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Debian: DSA-2604-1: rails security update

Date 09 Jan 2013
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It was discovered that Rails, the Ruby web application development framework, performed insufficient validation on input parameters, allowing unintended type conversions. An attacker may use this to bypass authentication systems, inject arbitrary SQL, inject and

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2604-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
January 09, 2013                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : rails
Vulnerability  : insufficient input validation
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-0156
Debian Bug     : 697722

It was discovered that Rails, the Ruby web application development
framework, performed insufficient validation on input parameters,
allowing unintended type conversions. An attacker may use this to
bypass authentication systems, inject arbitrary SQL, inject and
execute arbitrary code, or perform a DoS attack on the application.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze4.1.

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

We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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