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CVE-2013-4492 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in exceptions.rb in the i18n gem before 0.6.6 for Ruby allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted I18n::MissingTranslationData.new call.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/06/2013

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/msg00093.html
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2013/12/3/Rails_3_2_16_and_4_0_2_have_been_released/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2830
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64076
https://github.com/svenfuchs/i18n/commit/92b57b1e4f84adcdcc3a375278f299274be62445
https://groups.google.com/forum/message/raw?msg=ruby-security-ann/pLrh6DUw998/bLFEyIO4k_EJ

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4492
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2013
NVD Last Modified:
12/30/2016