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Debian: DSA-2609-1: rails security update

Date 16 Jan 2013
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
An interpretation conflict can cause the Active Record component of Rails, a web framework for the Ruby programming language, to truncate queries in unexpected ways. This may allow attackers to elevate their privileges.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2609-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
January 16, 2013                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : rails
Vulnerability  : SQL query manipulation
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-0155

An interpretation conflict can cause the Active Record component of
Rails, a web framework for the Ruby programming language, to truncate
queries in unexpected ways.  This may allow attackers to elevate their
privileges.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze5.

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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