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Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 16:06:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Subject: Re: Ruby 1.9.2-p290 WEBrick::HTTPRequest X-Forwarded-*

Please use CVE-2011-3624 for this.



----- Original Message -----
> Got my Ruby/Ruby on rails mixed up.
> Various methods in WEBrick::HTTPRequest in Ruby 1.9.2-p290 and
> 1.8.7-p352 and earlier and do not validate the X-Forwarded-For,
> X-Forwarded-Host and X-Forwarded-Server headers in requests, which
> might
> allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary text into log files or
> bypass
> intended address parsing via a crafted header.
> Can we get a CVE for this please?
> -Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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