#VU28240 Input validation error


Published: 2020-05-26

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28240

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8162

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
activestorage
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: Ruby

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in ActiveStorage's S3 adapter. A remote attacker can control the Content-Length of an S3 direct upload URL without receiving a new signature from the server and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

activestorage: 5.2.0 - 6.0.3 rc1


CPE

External links
http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-RUBY-ACTIVESTORAGE-569602
http://github.com/rails/rails/commit/c0ab9a7d29b84a6ccb1ffa3e8ca1ce61f7a9fbb8
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rubyonrails-security/PjU3946mreQ
http://hackerone.com/reports/789579


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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