Ruby on Rails actionpack/lib/action_controller/metal/http_authentication.rb with_http_digest Helper Method Remote DoS

Metadata

medium
5.0
actionpack
CVE-2012-3424
osvdb.org
2012-07-26
2017-06-16 19:00
CVE-2012-3424 ruby-actionpack-3.2
CVE-2012-3424 rails
CVE-2012-3424
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

Ruby on Rails contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service.
The issue is triggered when an error occurs in
actionpack/lib/action_controller/metal/http_authentication.rb when the
with_http_digest helper method is being used. This may allow a remote
attacker to cause a loss of availability for the program.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
actionpack ~> 3.0.16,~> 3.1.7,>= 3.2.7 >= 2.3.5, <= 2.3.14