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Debian: Security update for Rails

An interpretation conflict can cause the Active Record component of Rails, a web framework for the Ruby programming language, to truncate queries in unexpected ways. This may allow attackers to elevate their privileges.

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2609-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
January 16, 2013                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : rails
Vulnerability  : SQL query manipulation
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-0155

An interpretation conflict can cause the Active Record component of
Rails, a web framework for the Ruby programming language, to truncate
queries in unexpected ways.  This may allow attackers to elevate their
privileges.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze5.

We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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