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

high Nessus Plugin ID 94082

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ruby-security-ann/WccgKSKiPZA

http://www.nessus.org/u?5e0e8b71

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94082

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7e61cf44654911e6828600248c0c745d.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 10/17/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 8/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6317