CVE-2012-3424

Priority
Description
The decode_credentials method in
actionpack/lib/action_controller/metal/http_authentication.rb in Ruby on
Rails 3.x before 3.0.16, 3.1.x before 3.1.7, and 3.2.x before 3.2.7
converts Digest Authentication strings to symbols, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service by leveraging access to an
application that uses a with_http_digest helper method, as demonstrated by
the authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest method.
There is a DoS vulnerability in Action Pack digest authentication handling in
Rails.
Notes
 mdeslaur> in Oneiric+, rails package is just for transition
 tyhicks> 3.x.x, before 3.0.16, 3.1.7, and 3.2.7, is affected
Package
Source: rails (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected [contains no code])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (contains no code)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (contains no code)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (contains no code)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (contains no code)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (contains no code)
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2019-01-14 21:14:38 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)