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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3009

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Ruby on Rails 2.x before 2.2.3, and 2.3.x before 2.3.4, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by placing malformed Unicode strings into a form helper.
Publish Date : 2009-09-08 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3009 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20093009 unix
DSA-1887 rails -- missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7762 unix
DSA-1887-1 rails -- missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13757 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3009

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rubyonrails Ruby On Rails 15

- References For CVE-2009-3009

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53036
XF rubyonrails-unicode-xss(53036)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36278
BID 36278 Ruby on Rails Form Helpers Unicode String Handling Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability Release Date:2010-03-29
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2544
VUPEN ADV-2009-2544
http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2009/9/4/xss-vulnerability-in-ruby-on-rails CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1887
DEBIAN DSA-1887
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077 CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022824
SECTRACK 1022824
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:017
http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-security/msg/7f57cd7794e1d1b4?dmode=source
MLIST [rubyonrails-security] 20090904 XSS Vulnerability in Ruby on Rails
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=545063 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3009

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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