SUSE Linux update for rubygem-actionview-4

Published: 2016-03-23
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2016-2098
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Ruby on Rails
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor Rails

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Code injection


Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2016-2098

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: Yes


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in "render()" function. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the vulnerable application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.


Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Ruby on Rails: 3.2.0 - 4.2.5 rc2

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?