|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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|jessie (security), jessie||2:4.1.8-1+deb8u4||fixed|
|buster, sid, stretch||2:126.96.36.199-1||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 188.8.131.52 rails is a transition package