Vulnerability identifier: #VU8567
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
Ruby on Rails
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages
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 to version 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 or 126.96.36.199.
Vulnerable software versions
Ruby on Rails: 3.2.0 - 4.2.5 rc2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?