DSA 2620-1: rails security update
Posted on: 02/13/2013 12:54 AM

A rails security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2620-1: rails security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2620-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
February 12, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : rails
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-0276 CVE-2013-0277

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Ruby on Rails, a Ruby framework
for web application development.

The blacklist provided by the attr_protected method could be
bypassed with crafted requests, having an application-specific

In some applications, the +serialize+ helper in ActiveRecord
could be tricked into deserializing arbitrary YAML data,
possibly leading to remote code execution.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
in version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze7.

We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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