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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2655-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs684454
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.3.5-1.2+squeeze8fixed
wheezy2:2.3.14.2fixed
jessie2:4.1.8-1fixed
stretch, sid2:4.1.10-1fixed
ruby-actionpack-3.2 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)3.2.6-6+deb7u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)2.3.14.1low
railssourcesqueeze2.3.5-1.2+squeeze8mediumDSA-2655-1
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)3.2.6-4medium684454

Notes

Starting with 2.3.14.1 rails is a transition package

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