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Debian: CVE-2020-26298: ruby-redcarpet -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-26298: ruby-redcarpet -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/11/2021
Created
01/20/2021
Added
01/18/2021
Modified
01/18/2021

Description

Redcarpet is a Ruby library for Markdown processing. In Redcarpet before version 3.5.1, there is an injection vulnerability which can enable a cross-site scripting attack. In affected versions no HTML escaping was being performed when processing quotes. This applies even when the `:escape_html` option was being used. This is fixed in version 3.5.1 by the referenced commit.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-ruby-redcarpet

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