Public Date:
1155708: CVE-2014-3712 Katello: user parameters passed to to_sym

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Katello allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via the (1) mode parameter in the setup_utils function in content_search_controller.rb or (2) action parameter in the respond function in api/api_controller.rb in app/controllers/katello/, which is passed to the to_sym method.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3712 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 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 katello Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 6 ruby193-rubygem-katello Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 6 katello Will not fix


This issue was discovered by Jan Rusnacko of Red Hat Product Security.
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