Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 18:20:18 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> CC: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, David Malcolm <dmalcolm@...hat.com>, Kyle VanderBeek <kylev@...ev.com> Subject: CVE Request -- Python-Mako (prior v0.3.4): Improper escaping of single quotes in escape.cgi (XSS) 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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