Debian Security Advisory DSA 4554-1 (ruby-loofah - security update)

Published: 2019-10-30 03:00:05
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ruby-loofah' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4554-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that ruby-loofah, a general library for manipulating and transforming HTML/XML documents and fragments, was susceptible to cross-site scripting.

Affected Versions:
'ruby-loofah' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.3-2+deb9u3. For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.3-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-loofah Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15587

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2019-15587

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4554.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DSA-4554-1

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.5
Published
2019-10-30
Modified
2019-10-30
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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