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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2830-1 (ruby-i18n - cross-site scripting)

Description

Peter McLarnan discovered that the internationalization component of Ruby on Rails does not properly encode parameters in generated HTML code, resulting in a cross-site scripting vulnerability. This update corrects the underlying vulnerability in the i18n gem, as provided by the ruby-i18n package. The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this problem. The libi18n-ruby package does not contain the vulnerable code.


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