Well-Known Ruby on Rails Secret Token Used on Remote Application

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Synopsis :

Ruby on Rails Secret Token Reuse

Description :

This Ruby on Rails application uses a well-known secret token to sign
and encrypt cookies / data.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e33a3010
http://www.nessus.org/u?5832cee3
http://www.nessus.org/u?7dec4dbf

Solution :

Generate a proper secret token for this application. The secret file
is located at: web_application_root/config/initalizers/secret_token.rb.
Ensure this value is truly unique.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 64298 ()

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