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Ruby on Rails
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data when processing data passed via a crafted scheme name, as demonstrated by including a &#x3a; sequence. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.Mitigation
The vendor has issued the following versions to address this vulnerability: 2.3.18, 3.1.12, 3.2.13.Vulnerable software versions
Ruby on Rails: 2.3.0 - 3.2.12
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?