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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-7248

Ruby on Rails 2.1 before 2.1.3 and 2.2.x before 2.2.2 does not verify tokens for requests with certain content types, which allows remote attackers to bypass cross-site request forgery (CSRF) protection for requests to applications that rely on this protection, as demonstrated using text/plain.
Publish Date : 2009-12-15 Last Update Date : 2019-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similarCSRF

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-7248 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-7248

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rubyonrails Rails 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rubyonrails Rails 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rubyonrails Rails 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rubyonrails Rails 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rubyonrails Rails 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rubyonrails Rails 5

- References For CVE-2008-7248
VUPEN ADV-2009-2544
MLIST [oss-security] 20091202 Re: CVE request: Ruby on Rails: CSRF circumvention (from 2008)
MLIST [oss-security] 20091128 CVE request: Ruby on Rails: CSRF circumvention (from 2008) CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:006

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-7248

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