Bug 2047753 (CVE-2021-45085) - CVE-2021-45085 epiphany: XSS in about page
Summary: CVE-2021-45085 epiphany: XSS in about page
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-45085
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: 2047754
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-01-28 13:28 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2022-01-28 14:01 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: epiphany 40.4, epiphany 41.1
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Last Closed: 2022-01-28 14:01:07 UTC


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Description Marian Rehak 2022-01-28 13:28:43 UTC
XSS can occur in GNOME Web (aka Epiphany) before 40.4 and 41.x before 41.1 via an about: page, as demonstrated by ephy-about:overview when a user visits an XSS payload page often enough to place that page on the Most Visited list.

Reference:

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/merge_requests/1045
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/-/issues/1612
https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5042

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2022-01-28 13:29:00 UTC
Created epiphany tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2047754]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-01-28 14:01:04 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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