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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-5379

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-5379

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/19/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Rails before 1.2.4, as used for Ruby on Rails, allows remote attackers and ActiveResource servers to determine the existence of arbitrary files and read arbitrary XML files via the Hash.from_xml (Hash#from_xml) method, which uses XmlSimple (XML::Simple) unsafely, as demonstrated by reading passwords from the Pidgin (Gaim) .purple/accounts.xml file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-rubygem-activesupport

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