DescriptionThe request phase of the OmniAuth Ruby gem is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery when used as part of the Ruby on Rails framework, allowing accounts to be connected without user intent, user interaction, or feedback to the user. This permits a secondary account to be able to sign into the web application as the primary account.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ruby-omniauth (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.2.1-1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1.3.1-1+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1.8.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - ruby-omniauth <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ruby-omniauth <no-dsa> (Fix is in additional gem and needs CSRF protection in apps)

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