FreeBSD : rubygem-rails -- SQL injection vulnerability (8e8b8b94-7f1d-11dd-a66a-0019666436c2)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Jonathan Weiss reports, that it is possible to perform a SQL
injection in Rails applications via not correctly sanitized :limit and
:offset parameters. It is possible to change arbitrary values in
affected tables or gain access to the sensitive data.

See also :

http://blog.innerewut.de/2008/6/16/why-you-should-upgrade-to-rails-2-1
http://www.nessus.org/u?26f88a77

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36000 (freebsd_pkg_8e8b8b947f1d11dda66a0019666436c2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4094

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