DescriptionThe 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- openSUSE-SU-2012:1066-1, published Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:09:43 +0200 (CEST)
List of released packages
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4|| |