Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3651-1 rails -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 834155.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6316.
- More information:
Andrew Carpenter of Critical Juncture discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability affecting Action View in rails, a web application framework written in Ruby. Text declared as
HTML safewill not have quotes escaped when used as attribute values in tag helpers.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:4.1.8-1+deb8u4.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:188.8.131.52-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.