|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
ruby (Alpine package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component
|Vendor||Alpine Linux Development Team|
This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data within the jQuery(strInput) function that does not differentiate selectors from HTML. 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
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
ruby (Alpine package): 2.5.5-r0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?