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889649: CVE-2012-6496 rubygem-activerecord: find_by_* SQL Injection

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

SQL injection vulnerability in the Active Record component in Ruby on Rails before 3.0.18, 3.1.x before 3.1.9, and 3.2.x before 3.2.10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via a crafted request that leverages incorrect behavior of dynamic finders in applications that can use unexpected data types in certain find_by_ method calls.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6496 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 6.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat CloudForms Cloud Engine 1 (rubygem-activerecord) RHSA-2013:0155 2013-01-10
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1.1 (rubygem-activerecord) RHSA-2013:0154 2013-01-10
Red Hat CloudForms System Engine 1 (rubygem-activerecord) RHSA-2013:0155 2013-01-10
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools (rubygem-openshift-origin-node) RHSA-2013:0220 2013-01-31

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