Bug 677626 (CVE-2011-0446) - CVE-2011-0446 rubygem-actionpack: Multiple XSS flaws via crafted name or email value in the mail_to_helper
Summary: CVE-2011-0446 rubygem-actionpack: Multiple XSS flaws via crafted name or emai...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2011-0446
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 677628 677629
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Reported: 2011-02-15 11:54 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:42 UTC (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-15 11:54:11 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-0446 to
the following vulnerability:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the mail_to
helper in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.11, and 3.x before 3.0.4, when
javascript encoding is used, allow remote attackers to inject
arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted (1) name or (2) email

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0446
[2] http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/browse_thread/thread/f02a48ede8315f81?tvc=2

Upstream patch:
[3] http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/attach/365b8a23b76a6b4a/2-3-mailto.patch?part=3
    (against v2.3 version)
[4] http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/attach/365b8a23b76a6b4a/3-0-mailto.patch?part=4
    (against v3.0 version)

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-15 11:58:23 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the rubygem-actionpack package,
as shipped with Fedora release of 13 and 14.


This issue affects the version of the rubygem-actionpack package,
as present within EPEL-5 repository.

Please schedule an update.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-02-15 11:59:35 UTC
Created rubygem-actionpack tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 677628]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 677629]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-11-16 04:17:00 UTC
rubygem-actionpack-2.3.18-1.el5, rubygem-activerecord-2.3.18-1.el5, rubygem-activesupport-2.3.18-1.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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