Debian Security Advisory
DLA-215-1 libjson-ruby -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Apr 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-0269.
- More information:
The JSON gem for Ruby allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) or bypass the mass assignment protection mechanism via a crafted JSON document that triggers the creation of arbitrary Ruby symbols or certain internal objects, as demonstrated by conducting a SQL injection attack against Ruby on Rails, aka "Unsafe Object Creation Vulnerability."
For Debian 6
Squeeze, this issue has been fixed in libjson-ruby version 1.1.9-1+deb6u1.