Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2719-1 ruby-actionpack-page-caching -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Jul 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 960680.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-8159.
- More information:
ooooooo_q discovered that the actionpack_page-caching Ruby gem, a static page caching module for Rails, allows an attacker to write arbitrary files to a web server, potentially resulting in remote code execution if the attacker can write unescaped ERB to a view.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-actionpack-page-caching packages.
For the detailed security status of ruby-actionpack-page-caching please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ruby-actionpack-page-caching
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