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CVE-2013-0156 Scanner

Detects 'Remote Code Execution (RCE)' vulnerability in Ruby on Rails affects v. before 2.3.15, 3.0.x before 3.0.19, 3.1.x before 3.1.10, and 3.2.x before 3.2.11.


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Single Scan

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Asset Owner

Estimated Time

15 sec

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Domain, Ipv4

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CVE-2013-0156 Scanner Detail

Ruby on Rails is a popular web application framework used for building scalable and maintainable websites, applications, and software. It simplifies the entire process of developing web applications by providing a multitude of tools and libraries that enable developers to build apps quickly and efficiently. Ruby on Rails leverages the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern, allowing developers to divide their codebase and manage them seamlessly. This web application framework is widely used by developers all over the world.

Unfortunately, Ruby on Rails has been vulnerable to a critical security flaw, CVE-2013-0156. The vulnerability is located in the `ActiveSupport` component of Ruby on Rails and affects versions before 2.3.15, 3.0.x before 3.0.19, 3.1.x before 3.1.10, and 3.2.x before 3.2.11. The vulnerability allows an attacker to conduct object-injection attacks that execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) by leveraging the support for YAML or Symbol type conversion in Action Pack.

If an attacker successfully exploits the CVE-2013-0156 vulnerability, they can execute arbitrary code and gain access to privileged information or cause a DoS attack. The attacker can modify or delete sensitive data, install ransomware, or even gain complete control over the compromised system. This can lead to a catastrophic breach of security, especially for large enterprises and organizations that deal with sensitive data.

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