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Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 16:34:18 -0600
From: Reed Loden <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE Request: ViewVC 1.1.4 / 1.0.10 -- XSS via user-provided query
 form input

Just received an announcement stating ViewVC 1.1.4 and 1.0.10 were
released today. Looks like they fix an XSS that needs a CVE assigned.

"security fix: escape user-provided query form input to avoid XSS

Here's the patch for the XSS:

* lib/
  (view_queryform): Escape user-provided input before passing it
    directly off to the templates.  Can you say "XSS attack vector"?


Reed Loden - <>

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