Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:44:39 -0500 From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@...thhorseman.net> To: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE-Request -- CMS b2evolution v.5.2.0 -- Reflecting XSS vulnerability in filemanager functionality Hi Henri-- Your recent message: On Thu 2015-01-15 01:56:41 -0500, Henri Salo wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Fixed in 5.2.1 version. > > - -- > Henri Salo > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux) > > iEYEARECAAYFAlS3ZKkACgkQXf6hBi6kbk/EXACgobA8v+eNpA8mbR85uzP1rSH/ > YfEAoMqRuWAaDysP7GYpQJ+zLAkKze+A > =XgEo > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- Is a bit troubling, because it seems to rely on the Subject: line for necessary context in interpreting the signed message. An attacker could take this signed message, and replay it "From" you with a changed subject line to try to indicate that you think some other bug was fixed in some other piece of software, version 5.2.1. You can avoid this kind of problem by ensuring that the messages you sign are context-independent (e.g. including the information currently in this message's subject line in your message body directly as well). Regards, --dkg [ CONTENT OF TYPE application/pgp-signature SKIPPED ]
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