Moderate: ruby193-rubygem-activerecord security update
|Last updated on:||2013-04-02|
|Affected Products:||Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1|
Updated ruby193-rubygem-activerecord packages that fix one security issue
are now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.1.3.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.
Ruby on Rails is a model–view–controller (MVC) framework for web
application development. Active Record implements object-relational mapping
for accessing database entries using objects.
A flaw was found in the way hashes were handled in certain queries. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to perform a denial of service
(resource consumption) attack by sending specially-crafted queries that
would result in the creation of Ruby symbols, which were never garbage
Red Hat would like to thank Ruby on Rails upstream for reporting this
issue. Upstream acknowledges Ben Murphy as the original reporter.
Users of Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.1.3 are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which correct this issue.
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
|Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1|
|ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-3.2.8-6.el6.src.rpm|| MD5: 33a5660af6a64b28c19e9d43ed24f015
|ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-3.2.8-6.el6.noarch.rpm|| MD5: e154b87bcd6b56ee1d31185d4c905f6c
|ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-doc-3.2.8-6.el6.noarch.rpm|| MD5: 4ed77ee741a176e910ea6578e1fbde9c
|(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)|
Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)
921329 - CVE-2013-1854 rubygem-activerecord: attribute_dos Symbol DoS vulnerability
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