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CVE-2013-0277

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-02-11
CWE: CWE-502
Bugzilla: 909633: CVE-2013-0277 rubygem-activerecord: Serialized Attributes YAML Vulnerability with Rails 2.3 and 3.0
IAVA: 2013-A-0113

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ActiveRecord in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.17 and 3.x before 3.1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code via crafted serialized attributes that cause the +serialize+ helper to deserialize arbitrary YAML.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0277 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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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Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Ruby on Rails project for reporting this issue. The Ruby on Rails project acknowledges Tobias Kraze as the original reporter.

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