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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0256

Original release date: 03/01/2013
Last revised: 06/04/2013


darkfish.js in RDoc 2.3.0 through 3.12 and 4.x before 4.0.0.preview2.1, as used in Ruby, does not properly generate documents, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted URL.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
Per http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/02/06/rdoc-xss-cve-2013-0256/ Affected versions All ruby 1.9 versions prior to ruby 1.9.3 patchlevel 383 All ruby 2.0 versions prior to ruby 2.0.0 rc2 or prior to trunk revision 39102

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.segment7.net/2013/02/06/rdoc-xss-vulnerability-cve-2013-0256-releases-3-9-5-3-12-1-4-0-0-rc-2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/02/06/rdoc-xss-cve-2013-0256/
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0686
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0303
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1733-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0728
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/rdoc/rdoc/commit/ffa87887ee0517793df7541629a470e331f9fe60
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907820
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0647
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0701
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0548

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)