FreeBSD : Rails -- Active Job vulnerability (f96044a2-7df9-414b-9f6b-6e5b85d06c86)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119317


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Ruby on Rails blog :

Rails 4.2.11,, and have been released! These contain the following important security fixes, and it is recommended that users upgrade as soon as possible

CVE-2018-16476 Broken Access Control vulnerability in Active Job :
Carefully crafted user input can cause Active Job to deserialize it using GlobalId and allow an attacker to have access to information that they should not have.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119317

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f96044a27df9414b9f6b6e5b85d06c86.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/03

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-activejob4, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-activejob5, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-activejob50, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16476