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Rack "Rack::Session::Cookie" Information Disclosure Security Issue

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Release Date:  2013-02-08    Views:  1,252

Secunia Advisory SA52134

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in Rack, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to the application checking cookie data in an insecure manner, which can be exploited to disclose potentially sensitive information via timing attack.

NOTE: This can further be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

The security issue is reported in versions prior to 1.1.6, 1.2.8, 1.3.10, 1.4.5, and 1.5.2.


Solution:
Update to version 1.1.6, 1.2.8, 1.3.10, 1.4.5, or 1.5.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/rack-devel/xKrHVWeNvDM/4ZGA576CnK4J
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/rack-devel/hz-liLb9fKE/8jvVWU6xYiYJ
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/rack-devel/RnQxm6i13C4/xfakH81yWvgJ
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/rack-devel/bf937jPZxJM/1s6x95vIhmAJ
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/rack-devel/mZsuRonD7G8/DpZIOmMLbOgJ

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