ESB-2018.3630 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] ruby-rack: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2018-11-22

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.3630
                  [DLA 1585-1] ruby-rack security update
                             22 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ruby-rack
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-16471  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00022.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running ruby-rack check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Package        : ruby-rack
Version        : 1.5.2-3+deb8u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16471
Debian Bug     : #913005

It was discovered that there was an XSS vulnerability in the ruby-rack
web-server library.

A malicious request could impact the HTTP/HTTPS scheme being returned
to the underlying application.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this issue has been fixed in ruby-rack version
1.5.2-3+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-rack packages.


Regards,

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      ,''`.
     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk
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