A vulnerability has been reported in Ruby on Rails, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error within the "convert_json_to_yaml()" method of the JSON Parser when decoding YAML input.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.0.20 and 2.3.16.
Solution: Update to version 3.0.20 or 2.3.16.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits Lawrence Pit, Mirror42.
Original Advisory: Ruby on Rails:
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Subject: Ruby on Rails JSON Parser YAML Handling Vulnerability
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