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CVE-2013-0269

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-02-11
CWE: CWE-502
Bugzilla: 909029: CVE-2013-0269 rubygem-json: Denial of Service and SQL Injection

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JSON gem before 1.5.5, 1.6.x before 1.6.8, and 1.7.x before 1.7.7 for Ruby allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) or bypass the mass assignment protection mechanism via a crafted JSON document that triggers the creation of arbitrary Ruby symbols or certain internal objects, as demonstrated by conducting a SQL injection attack against Ruby on Rails, aka "Unsafe Object Creation Vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2013-0269 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 7.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Fuse ESB Enterprise 7.1.0 RHSA-2013:1028 July 09, 2013
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.0 RHSA-2013:1185 August 29, 2013
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:1147 August 08, 2013
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0701 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0686 March 26, 2013

External References

http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/02/22/json-dos-cve-2013-0269/

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Ruby on Rails upstream for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Thomas Hollstegge of Zweitag and Ben Murphy as the original reporters.

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