Debian DSA-3464-1 : rails - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 88499


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


Multiple security issues have been discovered in the Ruby on Rails web application development framework, which may result in denial of service, cross-site scripting, information disclosure or bypass of input validation.


Upgrade the rails packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2:4.1.8-1+deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88499

File Name: debian_DSA-3464.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2016

Updated: 3/28/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:rails, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/31/2016

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 4/15/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Ruby on Rails Dynamic Render File Upload Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3226, CVE-2015-3227, CVE-2015-7576, CVE-2015-7577, CVE-2015-7581, CVE-2016-0751, CVE-2016-0752, CVE-2016-0753

DSA: 3464