Public Date:
827363: CVE-2012-2661 rubygem-activerecord: SQL injection when processing nested query paramaters

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Active Record component in Ruby on Rails 3.0.x before 3.0.13, 3.1.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.4 does not properly implement the passing of request data to a where method in an ActiveRecord class, which allows remote attackers to conduct certain SQL injection attacks via nested query parameters that leverage unintended recursion, a related issue to CVE-2012-2695.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2661 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0154 2013-01-10
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0582 2013-02-28
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1542 2012-12-04