FreeBSD : Rails 4 -- Possible XSS Vulnerability in Action View (43f1c867-654a-11e6-8286-00248c0c745d)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 94081

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Ruby Security team reports :

There is a possible XSS vulnerability in Action View. Text declared as 'HTML safe' will not have quotes escaped when used as attribute values in tag helpers. This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2016-6316.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ruby-security-ann/8B2iV2tPRSE

http://www.nessus.org/u?e4ba1a05

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94081

File Name: freebsd_pkg_43f1c867654a11e6828600248c0c745d.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 10/17/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-actionview, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 8/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6316