CVE-2013-0269

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.0 RHSA-2013:1185 2013-08-29
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0701 2013-04-02
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:1147 2013-08-08
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1.2 (rubygem-json) RHSA-2013:0686 2013-03-26
Fuse ESB Enterprise 7.1.0 RHSA-2013:1028 2013-07-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 jruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 rubygem-json Will not fix
Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1 rubygem-json Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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.

External References

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