Intrusion Prevention

Ruby.on.Rails.XML.Processor.YAML.Deserialization.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution in Ruby On Rails.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the XML processor. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application via a crafted XML file.

Affected Products

Ruby on Rails prior to 2.3.15
Ruby on Rails prior to 3.0.19
Ruby on Rails prior to 3.1.10
Ruby on Rails prior to 3.2.11

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://rubyonrails.org/

CVE References

CVE-2013-0333 CVE-2013-0156