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

high Nessus Plugin ID 119317

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Synopsis

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

Description

Ruby on Rails blog :

Rails 4.2.11, 5.0.7.1, 5.1.6.1 and 5.2.1.1 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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?06950669

http://www.nessus.org/u?3508d46e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119317

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f96044a27df9414b9f6b6e5b85d06c86.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 12/3/2018

Updated: 6/18/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16476