Bug 717146 (CVE-2011-2510) - CVE-2011-2510 dokuwiki: XSS in DokuWiki's RSS embedding mechanism
Summary: CVE-2011-2510 dokuwiki: XSS in DokuWiki's RSS embedding mechanism
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-2510
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: public=20110614,reported=20110627,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 717148 717149
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-06-28 07:14 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2016-03-04 11:04 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-08-12 22:13:21 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-28 07:14:16 UTC
It was found that DokuWiki's RSS embedding mechanism did not properly
escape user-provided links. An attacker could use this flaw to conduct
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, potentially leading to arbitrary
JavaScript code execution.

References:
[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=631818
[2] http://www.certa.ssi.gouv.fr/site/CERTA-2011-AVI-366/CERTA-2011-AVI-366.html
[3] http://www.freelists.org/post/dokuwiki/Hotfix-Release-20110525a-Rincewind

Solution:
This issue has been addressed in upstream "2011-05-25 Rincewind" release:
[4] http://www.dokuwiki.org/changes

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-28 07:20:45 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the dokuwiki package, as shipped with
Fedora release of 14 and 15.

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This issue affects the versions of the dokuwiki package, as present within
EPEL-5 and EPEL-6 repositories. Please schedule an update.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-28 07:21:48 UTC
CVE Request:
[5] http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/28/5

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-28 07:22:50 UTC
Created dokuwiki tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: epel-all [bug 717148]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 717149]

Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-30 08:10:59 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2011-2510 has been assigned to this issue:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/29/13


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