Public Date:
921335: CVE-2013-1857 rubygem-actionpack: sanitize_protocol: XSS Vulnerability in the helper of Ruby on Rails
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in Action Pack. A remote attacker could use this flaw to conduct XSS attacks against users of an application using Action Pack.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1857 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 OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0698 2013-04-02
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2014:1863 2014-11-17


Red Hat would like to thank Ruby on Rails upstream for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Alan Jenkins as the original reporter.