|Description||actionpack/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.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
|Debian/oldstable||package rails is vulnerable. |
|Debian/stable||package ruby-actionpack-2.3 is vulnerable. |
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|rails (PTS)||squeeze (security), squeeze||2.3.5-1.2+squeeze8||vulnerable|
|ruby-actionpack-3.2 (PTS)||wheezy, wheezy (security)||3.2.6-6+deb7u2||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- rails-4.0 <not-affected> (only 3.2.x and earlier)
[squeeze] - rails <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)
Starting with 184.108.40.206 rails is a transition package