Intrusion Prevention

Ruby.on.Rails.Action.Pack.Inline.Code.Exectuion

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Ruby on Rails.
The vulnerability is due to a flaw in Action Pack in Ruby on Rails when handling a crafted HTTP request. A remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code execution within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

Ruby on Rails 3.2.x before 3.2.22.2,
Ruby on Rails 4.x before 4.1.14.2
Ruby on Rails 4.2.x before 4.2.5.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's website for patch or updates.
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2016/2/29/Rails-4-2-5-2-4-1-14-2-3-2-22-2-have-been-released/

CVE References

CVE-2016-2098