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

High Nessus Plugin ID 36000


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36000

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8e8b8b947f1d11dda66a0019666436c2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/03/24

Modified: 2014/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-rails, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4094

CWE: 89