Upstream information

CVE-2012-3424 at MITRE

Description

The decode_credentials method in actionpack/lib/action_controller/metal/http_authentication.rb in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.0.16, 3.1.x before 3.1.7, and 3.2.x before 3.2.7 converts Digest Authentication strings to symbols, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by leveraging access to an application that uses a with_http_digest helper method, as demonstrated by the authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest method.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 773828 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • rubygem-actionpack-3_2 >= 3.2.12-0.19.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA rubygem-actionpack-3_2-3.2.12-0.19.1


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 12:55:28 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Nov 28 11:48:12 2022