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Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:41:31 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request: roundcube 0.9.3 fixes two XSS

* [2013-08-23 14:18:49 -0400] wrote:

>As far as we can tell from the
> history, the addressbook
>group vulnerability was discovered by dennis1993 and affects only
>version 1.0-git (not version 0.9.2). There is no direct statement that
>the addressbook group vulnerability was fixed. It seems likely that
>the addressbook group vulnerability could cross privilege boundaries
>if the "click on this group after creation" action were performed by
>an administrator who was visiting the addressbook of an unprivileged
>The other issues were discovered by und3r and affect version 0.9.2. At
>least one of these issues (JavaScript code in the signature) also
>affects version 1.0-git. There seems to be a dispute about whether
>this signature issue crosses privilege boundaries. Apparently a user
>can use the signature issue to attack himself, but there is no
>discussion of whether an administrator can visit the "identity
>configuration page" of an unprivileged user, and thereby become a
>victim of the XSS attack. The signature issue might be interpreted as
>a CVE-2012-4668 regression. Also, there is some indication that all of
>the issues discovered by und3r might have a root cause of 'This kind
>of problem is present in all parts where there is the "MCE" editor
>(or, more specifically, where there is a <textarea> with the CSS class
>Thus, so far, it seems that we should have one CVE for the addressbook
>group vulnerability, and one CVE for all of the vulnerabilities
>discovered by und3r. If anyone has established that the
>vulnerabilities discovered by und3r don't all have the same affected
>versions, please let us know. Also, if anyone thinks that the
>vulnerabilities discovered by und3r were actually the responsibility
>of a third-party product (such as TinyMCE), please mention that as

I didn't go digging that deep into it, but what you're saying makes
sense and still leaves us with a request for two CVEs.

Would you be able to assign them?   I didn't see the actual assignment
made in your reply.


Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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