CVE-2012-3465

NameCVE-2012-3465
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/sanitize_helper.rb in the strip_tags helper in Ruby on Rails before 3.0.17, 3.1.x before 3.1.8, and 3.2.x before 3.2.8 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via malformed HTML markup.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2655-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs684454

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)stretch2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u3fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2:6.0.3.7+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssourcesqueeze2.3.5-1.2+squeeze8DSA-2655-1
railssource(unstable)2.3.14.1low
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)3.2.6-4684454

Notes

Starting with 2.3.14.1 rails is a transition package

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