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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2422: Ruby on Rails: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2422: Ruby on Rails: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The example code for the digest authentication functionality (http_authentication.rb) in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.3 defines an authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest block that returns nil instead of false when the user does not exist, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass authentication for applications that are derived from this example by sending an invalid username without a password.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-ruby-rails

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