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1065520: CVE-2014-0081 rubygem-actionpack: number_to_currency, number_to_percentage and number_to_human XSS vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in actionview/lib/action_view/helpers/number_helper.rb in Ruby on Rails before 3.2.17, 4.0.x before 4.0.3, and 4.1.x before 4.1.0.beta2 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) format, (2) negative_format, or (3) units parameter to the (a) number_to_currency, (b) number_to_percentage, or (c) number_to_human helper.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0081 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


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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 Management Engine 5.4 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2014:0215 2014-03-11
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2014:0306 2014-03-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux ror40-rubygem-actionpack Affected
Red Hat Satellite 6 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Affected
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Affected


Red Hat would like to thank the Ruby on Rails Project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Kevin Reintjes as the original reporter.

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