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CVE-2015-2963 Detail

Current Description

The thoughtbot paperclip gem before 4.2.2 for Ruby does not consider the content-type value during media-type validation, which allows remote attackers to upload HTML documents and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a spoofed value, as demonstrated by image/jpeg.

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://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN83881261/index.html Vendor Advisory
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2015-000088 Vendor Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/19/3 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75304
https://github.com/thoughtbot/paperclip/commit/9aee4112f36058cd28d5fe4a006d6981bd1eda57 Exploit Vendor Advisory
https://robots.thoughtbot.com/paperclip-security-release Vendor Advisory

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 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:thoughtbot:paperclip:*:*:*:*:*:ruby:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.2.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2963
NVD Published Date:
07/10/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016