Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
NameCVE-2012-1099First vendor Publication2012-03-13
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-01-17

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_view/helpers/form_options_helper.rb in the select helper in Ruby on Rails 3.0.x before 3.0.12, 3.1.x before 3.1.4, and 3.2.x before 3.2.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving certain generation of OPTION elements within SELECT elements.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1099

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19558
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19558
Title: DSA-2466-1 rails - cross site scripting
Description: Sergey Nartimov discovered that in Rails, a Ruby based framework for web development, when developers generate html options tags manually, user input concatenated with manually built tags may not be escaped and an attacker can inject arbitrary HTML into the document.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2466-1
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
Product(s): rails
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


OpenVAS Exploits

2012-08-30Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-3166
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3166_rubygem-actionpack_fc17.nasl
2012-08-30Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-activesupport FEDORA-2012-3166
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3166_rubygem-activesupport_fc17.nasl
2012-08-24Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-11870
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_11870_rubygem-actionpack_fc16.nasl
2012-08-14Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-11353
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_11353_rubygem-actionpack_fc16.nasl
2012-07-03Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-9636
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_9636_rubygem-actionpack_fc16.nasl
2012-06-19Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-8912
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_8912_rubygem-actionpack_fc15.nasl
2012-06-15Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-8883
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_8883_rubygem-actionpack_fc16.nasl
2012-05-31Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2466-1 (rails)
File : nvt/deb_2466_1.nasl
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-3355
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3355_rubygem-actionpack_fc15.nasl
2012-03-19Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-actionpack FEDORA-2012-3321
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3321_rubygem-actionpack_fc16.nasl
2012-03-19Name : Fedora Update for rubygem-activesupport FEDORA-2012-3321
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3321_rubygem-activesupport_fc16.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2012-05-10Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2466.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-19Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2012-3321.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-19Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-3355.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.
File : fedora_2012-3166.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

CONFIRM http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2012/3/1/ann-rails-3-0-12-has-been-released
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2466
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-March/075675.html
MLIST http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/msg/6fca4f5c47705488?dmod...

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