FreeBSD : Rails 4 -- Unsafe Query Generation Risk in Active Record (7e61cf44-6549-11e6-8286-00248c0c745d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94082


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


Ruby Security team reports :

There is a vulnerability when Active Record is used in conjunction with JSON parameter parsing. This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2016-6317. This vulnerability is similar to CVE-2012-2660, CVE-2012-2694 and CVE-2013-0155.


Update the affected package.

See Also!topic/ruby-security-ann/WccgKSKiPZA

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94082

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7e61cf44654911e6828600248c0c745d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/17

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-activerecord4, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6317