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Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 08:59:58 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Christian Hammond <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- ReviewBoard v1.5.7 && v1.6.3 --
 XSS in the commenting system (diff viewer and screenshot pages components)

On 11/15/2011 06:51 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,
>   a cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way the commenting
> system of the ReviewBoard, a web-based code review tool, sanitized user
> input (new comments to be loaded). A remote attacker could provide a
> specially-crafted URL, which once visited by valid ReviewBoard user
> could lead to arbitrary HTML or web script execution in the 'diff
> viewer' or 'screenshot pages' components.
> References:
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> Relevant upstream patch:
> [4]
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> Thank you && Regards, Jan.
> -- 
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
> P.S.: Cc-ed Christian Hammond, who committed change [4] to the
>       upstream Git repository too, so they could update CVE id
>       in their advisory, if / where needed.

Please use CVE-2011-4312 for this issue.


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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