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Ubuntu: USN-4089-1 (CVE-2018-16471): Rack vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4089-1 (CVE-2018-16471): Rack vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/13/2018
Created
08/10/2019
Added
08/08/2019
Modified
08/08/2019

Description

There is a possible XSS vulnerability in Rack before 2.0.6 and 1.6.11. Carefully crafted requests can impact the data returned by the `scheme` method on `Rack::Request`. Applications that expect the scheme to be limited to 'http' or 'https' and do not escape the return value could be vulnerable to an XSS attack. Note that applications using the normal escaping mechanisms provided by Rails may not impacted, but applications that bypass the escaping mechanisms, or do not use them may be vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ruby-rack

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ruby-rack

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