Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 22:35:44 +0200 From: Lukas Fleischer <cgit@...ptocrack.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request -- cGit -- XSS flaw in rename hint On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 06:48:38PM +0200, Jan Lieskovsky wrote: > Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, > > an cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way cgit, a fast > web interface for Git, displayed the file name in the rename hint. A > remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted web page, which once > visited by an authenticated Cgit user, with push access to the > repository, would lead to arbitrary web script or HTML code execution. I think you are a tad off, here. The vulnerability I discovered actually is only exploitable *by* a user with push access as it requires to push a commit that renames any file to a file with a malicious file name. The description (and the categorization of the vulnerability, which definitely is a low severity one if it counts as a vulnerability at all) should be corrected to reflect that. > > References: >  http://hjemli.net/pipermail/cgit/2011-July/000276.html >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=725042 > > Could you allocate a CVE id for this? > > Thank you && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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