[SECURITY] [DLA 2403-1] rails security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2020-10-09T18:20:48


Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2403-1 debian-lts@lists.debian.org https://www.debian.org/lts/security/ Markus Koschany October 09, 2020 https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package : rails Version : 2: CVE ID : CVE-2020-15169 Debian Bug : 970040

A potential Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability was found in rails, a ruby based MVC framework. Views that allow the user to control the default (not found) value of the t and translate helpers could be susceptible to XSS attacks. When an HTML-unsafe string is passed as the default for a missing translation key named html or ending in _html, the default string is incorrectly marked as HTML-safe and not escaped.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2:

We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.

For the detailed security status of rails please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/rails

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS