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Discovered almost 5 years ago
Source: static code analysis
Category: File Access
Confidence level: Medium

Problem

Model attribute used in file name

Location

app/controllers/admin/backups_controller.rb:52

send_file(Backup[params.fetch(:id)].path)

Category description: When user-supplied input can contain ".." or similar characters that are passed through to file access APIs, causing access to files outside of an intended subdirectory.

Solution: fix the issue in app/controllers/admin/backups_controller.rb or mark it as false positive.