FreeBSD : Rails 4 -- Unsafe Query Generation Risk in Active Record (7e61cf44-6549-11e6-8286-00248c0c745d)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ruby Security team reports :

There is a vulnerability when Active Record is used in conjunction
with JSON parameter parsing. This vulnerability has been assigned the
CVE identifier CVE-2016-6317. This vulnerability is similar to
CVE-2012-2660, CVE-2012-2694 and CVE-2013-0155.

See also :

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ruby-security-ann/WccgKSKiPZA
http://www.nessus.org/u?10ba1efd

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94082 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6317

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