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Ruby on Rails: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2009-4214)

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Ruby on Rails: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2009-4214)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/07/2009
Created
01/23/2020
Added
01/03/2020
Modified
01/03/2020

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the strip_tags function in Ruby on Rails before 2.2.s, and 2.3.x before 2.3.5, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving non-printing ASCII characters, related to HTML::Tokenizer and actionpack/lib/action_controller/vendor/html-scanner/html/node.rb.

Solution(s)

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-latest

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