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Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


Actionpack is vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting in the Route Error Page. Vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Ruby on Rails. This affects an unknown part of the file "actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/middleware/templates/routes/_table.html.erb". It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. This issue affects versions prior to 7.0.5.

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CWE-79 - Cross Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting, commonly referred to as XSS, is the most dominant class of vulnerabilities. It allows an attacker to inject malicious code into a pregnable web application and victimize its users. The exploitation of such a weakness can cause severe issues such as account takeover, and sensitive data exfiltration. Because of the prevalence of XSS vulnerabilities and their high rate of exploitation, it has remained in the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for years.

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