Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 13:56:43 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Tim Brown <timb@...-dimension.org.uk>, coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: Universal XSS in Rekonq Please use CVE-2010-2536 Thanks. -- JB ----- "Tim Brown" <timb@...-dimension.org.uk> wrote: > Hi guys, > > Can a CVE be assigned for the universal XSS in Rekonq > (https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=217464). Essentially, the error > page > displayed when a requested URL is not available includes said URL. If > said > URL includes HTML fragments these will be rendered in the context of > the > requested URL. If you request something like > http://wontresolve.twitter.com/"><script>alert(document.cookies)</script> > then > you may very well snare your Twitter cookies. > > Originally when I reported this bug to the Rekonq developers, it was a > very > small project without much following, however Rekonq is starting to > make its > way into multiple distros so I thought it was probably time to flag it > up. > > Quick history: > 05/12/09 Reported by me against Rekonq 0.4 > 05/12/09 Added note that it also appears to affect Qt's demo browser > 05/12/09 KDE patch kwebkitpart > 07/12/09 Confirmed by Rekonq developers > 13/04/10 Reported resolved by developers > 14/07/10 Retested on 0.5 and found still to be vulnerable > > Cheers, > Tim > -- > Tim Brown > <mailto:timb@...-dimension.org.uk> > <http://www.nth-dimension.org.uk/>
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