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Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-03-18
Bugzilla: 921329: CVE-2013-1854 rubygem-activerecord: attribute_dos Symbol DoS vulnerability
IAVA: 2013-A-0113


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Active Record component in Ruby on Rails 2.3.x before 2.3.18, 3.1.x before 3.1.12, and 3.2.x before 3.2.13 processes certain queries by converting hash keys to symbols, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted input to a where method.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1854 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:N/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Undefined
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools (ruby193-rubygem-activerecord) RHSA-2013:0699 April 02, 2013

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Ruby on Rails upstream for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ben Murphy as the original reporter.

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