Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1419-1 ruby-sprockets -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Jul 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-3760.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a discovered a path traversal flaw in ruby-sprockets, a Rack-based asset packaging system. A remote attacker could take advantage of this flaw to read arbitrary files outside an application's root directory via "file://" requests.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in ruby-sprockets version 2.12.3-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-sprockets packages.