Vulnerability CVE-2020-5267


Published: 2020-03-19

Description:
In ActionView before versions 6.0.2.2 and 5.2.4.2, there is a possible XSS vulnerability in ActionView's JavaScript literal escape helpers. Views that use the `j` or `escape_javascript` methods may be susceptible to XSS attacks. The issue is fixed in versions 6.0.2.2 and 5.2.4.2.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.5/10
2.9/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Rubyonrails -> Actionview 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/03/19/1
https://github.com/rails/rails/commit/033a738817abd6e446e1b320cb7d1a5c15224e9a
https://github.com/rails/rails/security/advisories/GHSA-65cv-r6x7-79hv
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00022.html

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