Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 18:19:20 +0100 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE id request: php-xajax Hi, * Steven M. Christey <coley@...us.mitre.org> [2008-12-17 17:53]: > On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Steffen Joeris wrote: > > > The patch for CVE-2007-2739 seems incomplete as it doesn't escape "&". > > I recommend removing the replace call and using htmlspecialchars() instead. > > This counts for a new CVE, so use CVE-2008-5623 > > Will there be more details available, or should I just write the > description up based on the oss-security post? Which versions are > affected? Please enlighten me why it is incomplete. As far as I know you can't perform an XSS with & only (I'm not a webappsec expert though). But the reason it behaves different from htmlspecialchars should not make this patch incomplete. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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