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CVE-2012-3465

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-08-09
Bugzilla: 847200: CVE-2012-3465 rubygem-actionpack: XSS Vulnerability in strip_tags

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/sanitize_helper.rb in the strip_tags helper in Ruby on Rails before 3.0.17, 3.1.x before 3.1.8, and 3.2.x before 3.2.8 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via malformed HTML markup.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3465 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1542 December 04, 2012
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0582 February 28, 2013
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0154 January 10, 2013

External References

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