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Ruby on Rails: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2016-6316)

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Ruby on Rails: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2016-6316)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/07/2016
Created
01/23/2020
Added
01/03/2020
Modified
01/03/2020

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Action View in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.22.3, 4.x before 4.2.7.1, and 5.x before 5.0.0.1 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via text declared as "HTML safe" and used as attribute values in tag handlers.

Solution(s)

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-latest

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