Originally, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-1104 to the following vulnerability:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Zope 2.8.x before 2.8.12, 2.9.x before 2.9.12, 2.10.x before 2.10.11, 2.11.x before 2.11.6, and 2.12.x before 2.12.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to error messages.
Later the applied upstream patch was found to be incomplete. The CVE identifier of CVE-2011-4924 has been assigned to this incomplete fix with the issue description as follows:
A cross site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way Zope2 and Zope3 performed error messages sanitization. If a remote attacker could trick a user, who was logged into Zope2, into visiting a specially-crafted URL, it would lead to arbitrary web script execution in the context of user's Zope2 session. If a remote attacker could trick a user, who was logged into Zope3, into examining error entries for particular Zope3 instance, it would lead to arbitrary web script execution in the context of user's Zope3 session.
This issue affects the version of the conga package as shipped with
Red Hat Cluster Suite for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This issue does NOT affect the version of the conga package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as it did not include the incomplete patch for
This issue affects the version of the zope package as shipped with
Fedora EPEL 5.
The CVE identifier of CVE-2011-4924 has been assigned to this issue.
Zope 3 upstream bug (private for now):
Preliminary embargo date for this issue has been set up to next Wednesday, 2012-01-18.
New Zope3 zope.error v3.7.3 version has been released to correct this issue:
Relevant Zope 3 upstream patch:
Zope2 v2.12.22 and Zope2 v2.13.12 hotfix announcement:
PyPi Zope_Hotfix_CVE_2010_1104 1.0 reference:
Zope2 Hotfix_CVE_2010_1104 SVN entries:
Zope2 v2.12.22 Changelog:
Zope2 v2.13.12 Changelog:
OSS security CVE-2011-4924 assignment notification:
Created zope tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: epel-5 [bug 783114]