activeresource Gem for Ruby lib/active_resource/connection.rb request Function Multiple Variable Format String

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activeresource
osvdb.org
2008-08-15
2017-04-01 19:11
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

activeresource contains a format string flaw in the request function of
lib/active_resource/connection.rb. The issue is triggered as format string
specifiers (e.g. %s and %x) are not properly sanitized in user-supplied input
when passed via the 'result.code' and 'result.message' variables. This may
allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or potentially execute
arbitrary code.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
activeresource >= 2.2.0 None