This CVE name corresponds to:
|2012-07-26||rubygem-actionpack -- Denial of Service|
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The decode_credentials method in actionpack/lib/action_controller/metal/http_authentication.rb in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.0.16, 3.1.x before 3.1.7, and 3.2.x before 3.2.7 converts Digest Authentication strings to symbols, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by leveraging access to an application that uses a with_http_digest helper method, as demonstrated by the authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest method.
|MLIST||[rubyonrails-security] 20120726 Ruby on Rails DoS Vulnerability in authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest (CVE-2012-3424)|
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