Bug 1255170 (CVE-2015-5216) - CVE-2015-5216 ipsilon: XSS due to exception handling
Summary: CVE-2015-5216 ipsilon: XSS due to exception handling
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2015-5216
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1255176 1255775
Blocks: 1255174
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-08-19 20:25 UTC by Kurt Seifried
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:36 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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A flaw was discovered in the Ipsilon IdP server in its use of Python templates, where JavaScript code could potentially be injected into an Python exception-message template. A remote, unauthorised attacker could use this flaw to perform an XXS attack.
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Description Kurt Seifried 2015-08-19 20:25:35 UTC
Michael Scherer of Red Hat reports:

ipsilon does not escape HTML when processing http(s) request responses, allowing to inject js code into Python exception message template.

Upstream patch:

https://pagure.io/ipsilon/a503aa9c2a30a74e709d1c88099befd50fb2eb16

Comment 1 Kurt Seifried 2015-08-19 20:36:03 UTC
Created ipsilon tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1255176]

Comment 3 Viliam Križan 2015-08-24 08:58:49 UTC
Acknowledgement:

This issue was discovered by Michael Scherer of Red Hat.

Comment 5 Ilya Etingof 2015-08-24 09:19:38 UTC
Analysis:

It was found that js code could potentially be injected into Python exception message template.


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