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CVE-2017-12097 (delayed_job_web): delayed_job_web ruby gem XSS vulnerability via `queues` parameter

ADVISORIES

GEM

delayed_job_web

SEVERITY

CVSS v3: 6.1 (Medium)

PATCHED VERSIONS

  • >= 1.4.2

DESCRIPTION

An exploitable cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in the filter functionality of the delayed_job_web ruby gem. A specially crafted URL can cause an XSS flaw resulting in an attacker being able to execute arbitrary javascript on the victim’s browser. An attacker can phish an authenticated user to trigger this vulnerability.