Debian Security Advisory

DLA-603-1 ruby-activesupport-3.2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Aug 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-3227.
More information:

The support and utility classes used by the Rails 3.2 framework allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (SystemStackError) via a large XML document depth.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.6-6+deb7u2.

Additionally this upload adds 'active_support/security_utils' that will be used by ruby-actionpack-3.2 to address CVE-2015-7576.

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

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