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Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:02:03 +1100
From: Murray McAllister <>
Subject: CVE-2013-6488: Jenkins fails to sanitize input before adding it to
 the page

Hi all,

We recently received a report from Teguh P. Alko about an issue 
affecting Jenkins. Input was not sanitized before adding it to the page. 
The fix is public here since the start of 2013:

This could be used for copy and paste attacks, with the end result being 
similar to that of cross-site scripting attacks. It has been assigned 

Please credit at least "Teguh P. Alko" in any advisories.

I am Cc'ing Reed to see if he knows who the other independent reporter 
is (from that Jira "SECURITY-46" bug in the above commit; as I 
understand it those bugs are not made public but I could be wrong).


Murray McAllister / Red Hat Security Response Team

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