CVE-2016-2098

NameCVE-2016-2098
DescriptionAction Pack in Ruby on Rails before 3.2.22.2, 4.x before 4.1.14.2, and 4.2.x before 4.2.5.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Ruby code by leveraging an application's unrestricted use of the render method.
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)
ReferencesDLA-604-1, DSA-3509-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)jessie2:4.1.8-1+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)2:4.1.8-1+deb8u5fixed
stretch2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, buster2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1fixed
sid2:5.2.3+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)2:4.2.5.2-1high
railssourcejessie2:4.1.8-1+deb8u2highDSA-3509-1
railssourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
railssourcewheezy(not affected)
ruby-actionpack-2.3source(unstable)(unfixed)high
ruby-actionpack-2.3sourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)(unfixed)high
ruby-actionpack-3.2sourcewheezy3.2.6-6+deb7u3highDLA-604-1

Notes

[wheezy] - rails <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, is only a transitional package)
[squeeze] - rails <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
Versions Affected: 3.2.x, 4.0.x, 4.1.x, 4.2.x
Fixed Versions: 3.2.22.2, 4.1.14.2, 4.2.5.2

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