CVE-2011-2931 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the strip_tags helper in actionpack/lib/action_controller/vendor/html-scanner/html/node.rb in Ruby on Rails before 2.3.13, 3.0.x before 3.0.10, and 3.1.x before 3.1.0.rc5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a tag with an invalid name.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/msg/fd41ab62966e0fd1?dmode=source&output=gplain Patch 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065109.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065137.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/065212.html
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2011/8/16/ann-rails-3-1-0-rc6 Patch 
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2301
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/17/1 Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/19/11 Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/20/1 Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/22/13 Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/22/14
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/22/5 Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=731436 Patch 
https://github.com/rails/rails/commit/586a944ddd4d03e66dea1093306147594748037a Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2931
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/08/2019
Source:
MITRE