FreeBSD Ports: rubygem-rails

Published: 2012-08-10 07:22:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Technical Details:
The following Linux Distribution Packages are affected: rubygem-rails, rubygem-actionpack, rubygem-activesupport CVE-2012-3463 Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/form_tag_helper.rb in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.0.17, 3.1.x before 3.1.8, and 3.2.x before 3.2.8 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the prompt field to the select_tag helper. CVE-2012-3464 Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/string/output_safety.rb in Ruby on Rails before 3.0.17, 3.1.x before 3.1.8, and 3.2.x before 3.2.8 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving a ' (quote) character. CVE-2012-3465 Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/sanitize_helper.rb in the strip_tags helper in Ruby on Rails before 3.0.17, 3.1.x before 3.1.8, and 3.2.x before 3.2.8 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via malformed HTML markup.

Recommendations:
Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3463
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3464
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3465

References:

https://groups.google.com/d/msg/rubyonrails-security/fV3QUToSMSw/eHBSFOUYHpYJ
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/rubyonrails-security/kKGNeMrnmiY/r2yM7xy-G48J
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/rubyonrails-security/FgVEtBajcTY/tYLS1JJTu38J
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2012/8/9/ann-rails-3-2-8-has-been-released/
http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/31db9a18-e289-11e1-a57d-080027a27dbf.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2012-08-10
Modified
2018-12-04
Category
FreeBSD Local Security Checks

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