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Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 14:07:50 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: ViewVC 1.1.4 / 1.0.10 -- XSS via
 user-provided query form input

* [2010-03-10 16:34:18 -0600] Reed Loden wrote:

>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"?

Please use CVE-2010-0736 for this issue.

Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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