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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-3224

request.rb in Web Console before 2.1.3, as used with Ruby on Rails 3.x and 4.x, does not properly restrict the use of X-Forwarded-For headers in determining a client's IP address, which allows remote attackers to bypass the whitelisted_ips protection mechanism via a crafted request.
Publish Date : 2015-07-26 Last Update Date : 2016-12-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 similar
CWE ID 284

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-3224

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rubyonrails Web Console 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rubyonrails Web Console 1

- References For CVE-2015-3224
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-10128
MLIST [rubyonrails-security] 20150616 [CVE-2015-3224] IP whitelist bypass in Web Console CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20150616 [CVE-2015-3224] IP whitelist bypass in Web Console
BID 75237

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-3224

Ruby on Rails Web Console (v2) Whitelist Bypass Code Execution
This module exploits an IP whitelist bypass vulnerability in the developer web console included with Ruby on Rails 4.0.x and 4.1.x. This module will also achieve code execution on Rails 4.2.x if the attack is launched from a whitelisted IP range.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Ruby

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