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CVE-2008-7309 Detail

Description

Insoshi before 20080920 does not properly restrict the use of a hash to provide values for a model's attributes, which allows remote attackers to set the ForumPost user_id value via a modified URL, related to a "mass assignment" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/05/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.mhartl.com/2008/09/21/finding-and-fixing-mass-assignment-problems-in-rails-applications/ Exploit
http://railspikes.com/2008/9/22/is-your-rails-application-safe-from-mass-assignment Exploit

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-7309
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2012
NVD Last Modified:
04/12/2012