VDB-91365 · CVE-2016-6317 · BID 92434

Ruby on Rails up to Action Record Query access control

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A vulnerability was found in Ruby on Rails up to (Programming Language Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown functionality of the component Action Record. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability (Query). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 09/07/2016 by joernchen with Phenoelit (Website). The advisory is shared at weblog.rubyonrails.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-6317 since 07/26/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 94808 (Fedora 25 : 1:rubygem-actionmailer / 1:rubygem-actionpack / etc (2016-5760339e76)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (94808). Similar entry is available at 91364.






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Name: Query
Class: Access control / Query
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 94808
Nessus Name: Fedora 25 : 1:rubygem-actionmailer / 1:rubygem-actionpack / etc (2016-5760339e76)
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OpenVAS ID: 866863
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for rubygem-actioncable FEDORA-2016-5760339e76
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Ruby on Rails


07/26/2016 🔍
08/08/2016 +13 days 🔍
08/27/2016 +19 days 🔍
09/07/2016 +11 days 🔍
09/07/2016 +0 days 🔍
09/08/2016 +1 days 🔍
11/15/2016 +68 days 🔍
09/15/2022 +2130 days 🔍


Advisory: FEDORA-2016-5760339e76
Researcher: joernchen
Organization: Phenoelit
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-6317 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 92434 - Ruby on Rails Active Record CVE-2016-6317 SQL Injection Vulnerability

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Created: 09/08/2016 09:58 PM
Updated: 09/15/2022 09:09 AM
Changes: 09/08/2016 09:58 PM (63), 04/12/2019 06:15 AM (15), 09/15/2022 09:04 AM (3), 09/15/2022 09:09 AM (1)
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