CVE-2013-1855

NameCVE-2013-1855
DescriptionThe sanitize_css method in lib/action_controller/vendor/html-scanner/html/sanitizer.rb in the Action Pack component in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.18, 3.0.x and 3.1.x before 3.1.12, and 3.2.x before 3.2.13 does not properly handle \n (newline) characters, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via crafted Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) token sequences.
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 Bugs703349
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-2.3 (PTS)wheezy2.3.14-5fixed
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)2.3.14.1medium
railssourcesqueeze2.3.5-1.2+squeeze8mediumDSA-2655-1
ruby-actionpack-2.3source(unstable)2.3.14-5medium
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)3.2.6-6medium703349

Notes

Starting with 2.3.14.1 rails is a transition package

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