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Secunia Security Advisory 27781

Secunia Security Advisory 27781
Posted Nov 28, 2007
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in Ruby on Rails, which can potentially be exploited by malicious people to conduct session fixation attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 27781

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TITLE:
Ruby on Rails Session Fixation Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA27781

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/27781/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Hijacking

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Ruby on Rails 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/11350/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in Ruby on Rails, which can
potentially be exploited by malicious people to conduct session
fixation attacks.

The security issue is caused due to
lib/action_controller/cgi_process.rb removing the ":cookie_only"
attribute from "DEFAULT_SESSION_OPTIONS" and can be exploited to
conduct session fixation attacks against applications using the
affected component.

The security issue is reported in versions prior to 1.2.6.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.2.6.
http://www.rubyonrails.org/down

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
sameer

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/10048

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