redcarpet Gem for Ruby markdown.c parse_inline() Function XSS

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redcarpet
danlec.com
2015-04-07
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

redcarpet Gem for Ruby contains a flaw that allows a cross-site scripting
(XSS) attack. This flaw exists because the parse_inline() function in
markdown.c does not validate input before returning it to users. This may
allow a remote attacker to create a specially crafted request that would
execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session within the trust
relationship between their browser and the server.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
redcarpet >= 3.2.3 None