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Ruby on Rails: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CVE-2021-22880)

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Ruby on Rails: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CVE-2021-22880)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/11/2021
Created
02/20/2021
Added
02/19/2021
Modified
08/20/2021

Description

The PostgreSQL adapter in Active Record before 6.1.2.1, 6.0.3.5, 5.2.4.5 suffers from a regular expression denial of service (REDoS) vulnerability. Carefully crafted input can cause the input validation in the `money` type of the PostgreSQL adapter in Active Record to spend too much time in a regular expression, resulting in the potential for a DoS attack. This only impacts Rails applications that are using PostgreSQL along with money type columns that take user input.

Solution(s)

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-5_2_4_5
  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-6_0_3_5
  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-6_1_2_1

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