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Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:35:27 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
Cc:, laurent Montel <>,
        Vincent Danen
        Marc Deslauriers <>,,
Subject: Re: CVE Request: KDE Pim

On Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:06:40 +0200 David Faure wrote:

> On Tuesday 17 July 2012 10:18:06 laurent Montel wrote:
> > Security problem is that we allows to use javascript.
> > In 4.4 we don't have it.
> And here's a testcase for the actual bug.
> In kmail, Ctrl+O, open this .mbox, click on the HTML version, enable
> HTML rendering, a javascript messagebox pops up.
> Not sure what can really be exploited here (xmlhttprequest?), but at
> least this way one can prove that 4.4 isn't affected, and test the
> 4.9 fix.

Impact may depend on what domain is used for those scripts.  E.g. if
html attachments were treated as local files / having null domain, and
the message view was using khtml, having JS enabled would be a real
problem because of this

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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