Bug 225420 - CVE-2007-0537 Konqueror improper HTML comment rendering
CVE-2007-0537 Konqueror improper HTML comment rendering
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdelibs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
reported=20070130,source=CVE,impact=m...
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Blocks: CVE-2007-0537
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Reported: 2007-01-30 10:35 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-28 10:19:58 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2007-01-30 10:35:46 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #225414 +++

A flaw was reported in the way Konqueror processes HTML which contains a comment
used in a certain manner.  It is possible to conduct a cross site scripting flaw
on sites that allow a user to enter HTML comments, which Konqueror will then
parse incorrectly, causing the site to display unintended content.

-- Additional comment from bressers@redhat.com on 2007-01-30 10:25 EST --
Created an attachment (id=146918)
Demo HTML file.  This file should not display an alert dialog.

This flaw also affects FC5
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2007-03-28 10:20:55 EDT
it's fixed in kdelibs-3.5.6-0.3.fc6

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