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CVE-2007-0537

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2007-01-24
CWE:
CWE-79
Bugzilla:
229606: CVE-2007-0537 konqueror XSS

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The KDE HTML library (kdelibs), as used by Konqueror 3.5.5, does not properly parse HTML comments, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and bypass some XSS protection schemes by embedding certain HTML tags within a comment in a title tag, a related issue to CVE-2007-0478.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0537 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=225414

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kdelibs) RHSA-2007:0909 2007-10-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kdelibs) RHSA-2007:0909 2007-10-08

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