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Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 15:22:23 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: coley <coley@...re.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request: XSS in python paste

Please use CVE-2010-2477

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- "Raphael Geissert" <geissert@...ian.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Quoting [1]:
> 
> > Paste 1.7.4 is released.  The only real change is to
> paste.httpexceptions, 
> > which was using insecure quoting of some parameters and allowed an
> XSS 
> > hole, 
> > most specifically with its 404 messages.  The most notably WSGI 
> > application 
> > using this is paste.urlparse.StaticURLParser and PkgResourcesParser.
>  By 
> > directing someone to an appropriately formed URL an attacker can
> execute 
> > arbitrary Javascript on the victim's client.  paste.urlmap.URLMap is
> also 
> > affected, but only if you have no application attached to /.  Other
> 
> > applications using paste.httpexceptions may be effected (especially
> 
> > HTTPNotFound).  WebOb/webob.exc.HTTPNotFound is not affected. 
> 
> The commit fixing this bug appears to be:
> http://bitbucket.org/ianb/paste/changeset/fcae59df8b56
> Homepage:
> http://pythonpaste.org/
> 
> Could a CVE be assigned?
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> [1] http://groups.google.com/group/paste-
> users/browse_thread/thread/3b3fff3dadd0b1e5?pli=1
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
> www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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