Json Hijacking Affecting spree_backend Open this link in a new tab package, versions <3.0.7 ,>=2.2.0

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  • published

    10 Jan 2018

  • disclosed

    22 Mar 2016

  • credit

    John Hawthorn

Introduced: 22 Mar 2016

CWE-642 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade spree_backend to version 3.0.7 or higher.


spree_backend is Required dependency for Spree.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Json Hijacking, due to returning a top level array, making the JSON interpreted as valid javascript.