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Ruby on Rails: Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CVE-2007-6077)

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Ruby on Rails: Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CVE-2007-6077)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/21/2007
Created
01/23/2020
Added
01/03/2020
Modified
01/03/2020

Description

The session fixation protection mechanism in cgi_process.rb in Rails 1.2.4, as used in Ruby on Rails, removes the :cookie_only attribute from the DEFAULT_SESSION_OPTIONS constant, which effectively causes cookie_only to be applied only to the first instantiation of CgiRequest, which allows remote attackers to conduct session fixation attacks. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-5380.

Solution(s)

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-latest

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