Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4831-1 ruby-redcarpet -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Jan 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 980057.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-26298.
- More information:
Johan Smits discovered that ruby-redcarpet, a markdown parser, did not properly validate its input. This would allow an attacker to mount a cross-site scripting attack.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.0-4+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-redcarpet packages.
For the detailed security status of ruby-redcarpet please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ruby-redcarpet