Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 677631
CVE-2011-0447 rubygem-actionpack: CSRF flaws due improper validation of HTTP headers containing X-Requested-With header
Last modified: 2016-03-04 07:43:14 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-0447 to
the following vulnerability:
Ruby on Rails 2.1.x, 2.2.x, and 2.3.x before 2.3.11, and 3.x before
3.0.4, does not properly validate HTTP requests that contain an
X-Requested-With header, which makes it easier for remote attackers to
conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks via forged (1) AJAX
or (2) API requests that leverage "combinations of browser plugins and
HTTP redirects," a related issue to CVE-2011-0696.
(against v2.3 series)
This issue affects the versions of the rubygem-actionpack package,
as shipped with Fedora release of 13 and 14.
This issue affects the version of the rubygem-actionpack package,
as present within EPEL-5 repository.
Please schedule an update.
Created rubygem-actionpack tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 677628]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 677629]
rubygem-actionpack-2.3.18-1.el5, rubygem-activerecord-2.3.18-1.el5, rubygem-activesupport-2.3.18-1.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.