Debian Security Advisory

DLA-496-1 ruby-activerecord-3.2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 May 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-7577.
More information:
  • CVE-2015-7577

    activerecord/lib/active_record/nested_attributes.rb in Active Record does not properly implement a certain destroy option, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended change restrictions by leveraging use of the nested attributes feature.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this problem have been fixed in version 3.2.6-5+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-activerecord-3.2 packages.

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