Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 15:28:48 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: David Malcolm <dmalcolm@...hat.com>, Kyle VanderBeek <kylev@...ev.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Python-Mako (prior v0.3.4): Improper escaping of single quotes in escape.cgi (XSS) Please use CVE-2010-2480 Thanks. -- JB ----- "Jan Lieskovsky" <jlieskov@...hat.com> wrote: > Hi Steve, vendors, > > Craig Younkins reported: >  http://bugs.python.org/issue9061 > > that Python Mako (of versions prior v0.3.4), a template library > written in Python, > improperly escaped single quotes in escape.cgi. An attacker could > use this flaw to conduct > cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. > > References: >  http://www.makotemplates.org/CHANGES > > Sample public PoC (from ): > > Proof of concept: > print """<body class='%s'></body>""" % cgi.escape("' > onload='alert(1);' > bad='") > > Could you allocate a CVE id for this? > > Thanks && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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