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CVE-2013-4491 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/translation_helper.rb in the internationalization component in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.16 and 4.x before 4.0.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted string that triggers generation of a fallback string by the i18n gem.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00079.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00081.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00082.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-01/msg00003.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1794.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0008.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1863.html
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2013/12/3/Rails_3_2_16_and_4_0_2_have_been_released/
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2888
http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/enterprise-chef-11-1-3-release/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64076
https://groups.google.com/forum/message/raw?msg=ruby-security-ann/pLrh6DUw998/bLFEyIO4k_EJ
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2013-4491

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails:4.0.0:-
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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails::-
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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails:3.0.0:rc2
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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails:3.0.5
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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails:3.0.9
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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails:3.2.8
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 cpe:/a:rubyonrails:rails:3.2.11
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4491
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2013
NVD Last Modified:
08/08/2019