CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-03-18
Bugzilla: 921335: CVE-2013-1857 rubygem-actionpack: sanitize_protocol: XSS Vulnerability in the helper of Ruby on Rails
IAVA: 2013-A-0113


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 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
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools RHSA-2013:0698 April 02, 2013
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2014:1863 November 17, 2014

External References


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

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