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CVE-2007-0537 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/29/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/15/2007)

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/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017591
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200703-10.xml
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070206-1.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:031
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:157
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0909.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/457924/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22428
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-420-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0505 Vendor Advisory
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1117
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10244

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10244
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10244

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:konqueror:3.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0537
NVD Published Date:
01/29/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018