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Ruby on Rails: NULL Pointer Dereference (CVE-2016-6317)

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Ruby on Rails: NULL Pointer Dereference (CVE-2016-6317)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/02/2017
Modified
05/19/2020

Description

Action Record in Ruby on Rails 4.2.x before 4.2.7.1 does not properly consider differences in parameter handling between the Active Record component and the JSON implementation, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended database-query restrictions and perform NULL checks or trigger missing WHERE clauses via a crafted request, as demonstrated by certain "[nil]" values, a related issue to CVE-2012-2660, CVE-2012-2694, and CVE-2013-0155.

Solution(s)

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-latest

References

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-latest

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