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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
Vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform XSS attacks.
The vulnerability is caused by an input validation error in Action View in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 18.104.22.168, 4.x before 22.214.171.124, and 5.x before 126.96.36.199. A remote authenticated attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in victim's browser in security 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: 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11.Vulnerable software versions
Ruby on Rails: 3.0.0 - 5.0.0
http:Rubyonrails.org has released patches in the git repository at the following links:
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?