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Discovered almost 5 years ago
Source: static code analysis
Category: Cross-Site Scripting
Confidence level: Weak

Problem

Unescaped model attribute

Location

app/views/categories/index.html.erb:17

crawlable_meta_data(:title => SiteSetting.title, :description => SiteSetting.site_description)

Category description: XSS occurs when a user-manipulatable value is displayed on a web page without escaping it, allowing someone to inject Javascript or HTML into the page.

Solution: fix the issue in app/views/categories/index.html.erb or mark it as false positive.