DescriptionThe regular expression engine in JRuby before 1.4.1, when $KCODE is set to 'u', does not properly handle characters immediately after a UTF-8 character, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jruby (PTS)buster9.1.17.0-3fixed
buster (security)
sid, trixie9.4.6.0+ds-1.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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