Public Date:
847200: CVE-2012-3465 rubygem-actionpack: XSS Vulnerability in strip_tags

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0154 2013-01-10
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0582 2013-02-28
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1542 2012-12-04