Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2282-1 rails -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Jul 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-8163, CVE-2020-8164, CVE-2020-8165.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Ruby on Rails, a MVC ruby-based framework geared for web application development, which could lead to remote code execution and untrusted user input usage, depending on the application.
A code injection vulnerability in Rails would allow an attacker who controlled the `locals` argument of a `render` call to perform a RCE.
A deserialization of untrusted data vulnerability exists in rails which can allow an attacker to supply information can be inadvertently leaked from Strong Parameters.
A deserialization of untrusted data vulnernerability exists in rails that can allow an attacker to unmarshal user-provided objects in MemCacheStore and RedisCacheStore potentially resulting in an RCE.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2:188.8.131.52-1+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.
For the detailed security status of rails please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/rails
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS