CVE-2011-2931

NameCVE-2011-2931
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the strip_tags helper in actionpack/lib/action_controller/vendor/html-scanner/html/node.rb in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.13, 3.0.x before 3.0.10, and 3.1.x before 3.1.0.rc5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a tag with an invalid name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2301-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)wheezy2:2.3.14.2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2:4.1.8-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch, sid2:4.2.7.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)2.3.14medium
railssourcelenny2.1.0-7+lenny1mediumDSA-2301-1
railssourcesqueeze2.3.5-1.2+squeeze1mediumDSA-2301-1

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