Debian DLA-1419-1 : ruby-sprockets security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 111046
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that there was a discovered a path traversal flaw in ruby-sprockets, a Rack-based asset packaging system. A remote attacker could take advantage of this flaw to read arbitrary files outside an application's root directory via 'file://' requests.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in ruby-sprockets version 2.12.3-1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-sprockets packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected ruby-sprockets package.