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Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian LTS: Security Advisory for rails (DLA-2282-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'rails'; package(s) announced via the DLA-2282-1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'rails'
package(s) announced via the DLA-2282-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Ruby on Rails, a MVC ruby-based
framework geared for web application development, which could lead to
remote code execution and untrusted user input usage, depending on the


A code injection vulnerability in Rails would allow an attacker
who controlled the `locals` argument of a `render` call to perform
a RCE.


A deserialization of untrusted data vulnerability exists in rails
which can allow an attacker to supply information can be
inadvertently leaked from Strong Parameters.


A deserialization of untrusted data vulnernerability exists in
rails that can allow an attacker to unmarshal user-provided objects
in MemCacheStore and RedisCacheStore potentially resulting in an

Affected Software/OS:
'rails' package(s) on Debian Linux.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8163
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8164
Debian Security Information: DSA-4766 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:1533 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:1536 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:1575 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8165
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:1677 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:1679 (Google Search)
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