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Ruby on Rails: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2020-8264)

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Ruby on Rails: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2020-8264)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/06/2021
Created
01/15/2021
Added
01/14/2021
Modified
01/14/2021

Description

In actionpack gem >= 6.0.0, a possible XSS vulnerability exists when an application is running in development mode allowing an attacker to send or embed (in another page) a specially crafted URL which can allow the attacker to execute JavaScript in the context of the local application. This vulnerability is in the Actionable Exceptions middleware.

Solution(s)

  • ruby-on-rails-upgrade-6_0_3_4

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