CVE-2018-16476

NameCVE-2018-16476
DescriptionA Broken Access Control vulnerability in Active Job versions >= 4.2.0 allows an attacker to craft user input which can cause Active Job to deserialize it using GlobalId and give them access to information that they should not have. This vulnerability has been fixed in versions 4.2.11, 5.0.7.1, 5.1.6.1, and 5.2.1.1.
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
Debian Bugs914847

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
buster2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1fixed
bullseye, sid2:5.2.3+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)2:5.2.2+dfsg-1914847
railssourcejessie(not affected)
railssourcestretch2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u1

Notes

[jessie] - rails <not-affected> (only affects >= 4.2.0)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/11/27/4

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