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Bug 1599595 - (CVE-2018-10895) CVE-2018-10895 qutebrowser: Cross-site request forgery flaw allows sites to access 'qute://*' URLs and execute arbitrary code
CVE-2018-10895 qutebrowser: Cross-site request forgery flaw allows sites to a...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=important,public=20180711,repo...
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Depends On: 1600289
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Reported: 2018-07-10 03:13 EDT by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2018-09-02 07:35 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: qutebrowser 1.4.1
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Last Closed: 2018-09-02 07:35:46 EDT
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Description Sam Fowler 2018-07-10 03:13:51 EDT
qutebrowser before version 1.4.1 is vulnerable to a cross-site request forgery flaw that allows websites to access 'qute://*' URLs. A malicious website could exploit this to load a 'qute://settings/set' URL, which then sets 'editor.command' to a bash script, resulting in arbitrary code execution.
Comment 3 Sam Fowler 2018-07-11 20:00:03 EDT
External Reference:

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/07/11/7
Comment 4 Sam Fowler 2018-07-11 20:00:31 EDT
Created qutebrowser tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1600289]
Comment 5 Timothée Floure 2018-07-20 03:42:19 EDT
Qutebrowser 1.4.1 has been pushed to the stable repository of both F27 and F28 :-)
Comment 6 Timothée Floure 2018-09-02 07:35:46 EDT
I close this bug since the issue is resolved.

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