Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2149-1 rails -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
20 Mar 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 954304.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-5267.
More information:

In ActionView before versions and, 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.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.1.8-1+deb8u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.

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