CVE-2013-1857

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-03-18
CWE:
CWE-79
Bugzilla:
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.

Statement

Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Satellite 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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 2013-04-02
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1.4 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2014:1863 2014-11-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 6 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1 rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

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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