CVE-2013-4491

NameCVE-2013-4491
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/translation_helper.rb in the internationalization component in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.16 and 4.x before 4.0.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted string that triggers generation of a fallback string by the i18n gem.
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-2888-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs731288, 731290

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+deb9u3fixed
buster2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid2:6.0.3.3+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)(not affected)
rails-3.2source(unstable)3.2.16-3+0
rails-4.0source(unstable)4.0.2+dfsg-1731290
ruby-actionpack-2.3source(unstable)(not affected)
ruby-actionpack-3.2sourcewheezy3.2.6-6+deb7u1DSA-2888-1
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)3.2.16-1731288

Notes

- ruby-actionpack-2.3 <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
- rails <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Starting with 2.3.14.1 rails is a transition package

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