Bug 1179870 (CVE-2012-6684)

Summary: CVE-2012-6684 rubygem-RedCloth: XSS vulnerability
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: bkearney, carnil, cbillett, katello-bugs, mastahnke, tomckay
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OS: Linux   
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Bug Depends On: 1179872, 1179873, 1179874    
Bug Blocks: 1179871    

Description Vincent Danen 2015-01-07 17:16:49 UTC
A Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability was reported [1],[2] in the RedCloth rubygem.  This has not been fixed upstream, but Redmine uses a copy of RedCloth and has a patch [3].

[1] https://gist.github.com/co3k/75b3cb416c342aa1414c
[2] http://co3k.org/blog/redcloth-unfixed-xss-en
[3] http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/repository/revisions/2212/diff/trunk/lib/redcloth3.rb

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2015-01-07 17:20:44 UTC
Created rubygem-RedCloth tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1179872]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 1179873]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1179874]