CVE-2014-0082

NameCVE-2014-0082
Descriptionactionpack/lib/action_view/template/text.rb in Action View in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.17 converts MIME type strings to symbols during use of the :text option to the render method, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by including these strings in headers.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2929-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)wheezy2:2.3.14.2fixed
jessie, jessie (security)2:4.1.8-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid2:4.2.6-1fixed
ruby-actionpack-2.3 (PTS)wheezy2.3.14-5vulnerable
ruby-actionpack-3.2 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)3.2.6-6+deb7u2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)2.3.14.1medium
railssourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
rails-3.2source(unstable)3.2.17-1medium
rails-4.0source(unstable)(not affected)
ruby-actionpack-2.3source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
ruby-actionpack-2.3sourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
ruby-actionpack-3.2sourcewheezy3.2.6-6+deb7u2mediumDSA-2929-1

Notes

- rails-4.0 <not-affected> (only 3.2.x and earlier)
[squeeze] - rails <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)
Starting with 2.3.14.1 rails is a transition package

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