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    Debian: DSA-2247-1: rails security update

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    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Rails, the Ruby web application framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2247-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
    May 31, 2011                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rails
    Vulnerability  : several vulnerabilities
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0446 CVE-2011-0447 
    Debian Bug     : 614864
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Rails, the Ruby web
    application framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
    identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2011-0446
        
        Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities when JavaScript
        encoding is used, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web
        script or HTML.
    
    CVE-2011-0447
    
        Rails does not properly validate HTTP requests that contain an
        X-Requested-With header, which makes it easier for remote attackers
        to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.0-7+lenny0.1.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3.5-1.2+squeeze0.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3.11-0.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your rails packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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