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Incomplete List of Disallowed Inputs


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


The private_address_check ruby gem before 0.4.1 is vulnerable to a bypass due to an incomplete blacklist of common private/local network addresses used to prevent server-side request forgery.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-184 - Incomplete List of Disallowed Inputs

The product implements a protection mechanism that relies on a list of inputs (or properties of inputs) that are not allowed by policy or otherwise require other action to neutralize before additional processing takes place, but the list is incomplete, leading to resultant weaknesses.

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