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    Debian: DSA-3651-1: rails security update

    Date 25 Aug 2016
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    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 safe" will not have quotes escaped when used as attribute values in tag helpers.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3651-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    August 25, 2016                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rails
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-6316
    Debian Bug     : 834155
    
    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 safe" will 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 2:4.2.7.1-1.
    
    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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