Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3322-1 ruby-rack -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 31 Jul 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 789311.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-3225.
- More information:
Tomek Rabczak from the NCC Group discovered a flaw in the normalize_params() method in Rack, a modular Ruby webserver interface. A remote attacker can use this flaw via specially crafted requests to cause a `SystemStackError` and potentially cause a denial of service condition for the service.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.1-2.1+deb7u1.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.2-3+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.2-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-rack packages.