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Ruby on Rails Routing Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to hang Ruby on Rails

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by a code evaluation issue.

Description :

The remote web server appears to be using a version of Ruby on Rails,
an open-source web framework, that has a flaw in its routing code that
can lead to the the evaluation of Ruby code through the URL.
Successful exploitation of this issue can result in a denial of
service or even data loss.

See also :

http://weblog.rubyonrails.com/2006/8/10/rails-1-1-6-backports-and-full-disclosure

Solution :

Either apply the appropriate patch referenced in the vendor advisory
above or upgrade to Ruby on Rails 1.1.6 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19454

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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