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Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2016 18:53:33 +0100
From: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
To: oss-security <>
Subject: Re: Cgit XSS "vulnerability" has no CVE?

On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 6:41 PM, Peter Bex <> wrote:
> This allows for an XSS attack by anyone with write access: If you can
> push to a git repository for which the "txt2html" converter is activate,
> you can create a README or README.txt and insert arbitrary HTML.

The XSS situation in those release notes does not cover what you've
described here. You're conflating two separate things.

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