The JSON gem before 1.5.5, 1.6.x before 1.6.8, and 1.7.x before 1.7.7
for Ruby allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(resource consumption) or bypass the mass assignment protection
mechanism via a crafted JSON document that triggers the creation of
arbitrary Ruby symbols or certain internal objects, as demonstrated by
conducting a SQL injection attack against Ruby on Rails, aka "Unsafe
Object Creation Vulnerability."
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130211 Denial of Service and Unsafe Object Creation Vulnerability in JSON [CVE-2013-0269]
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