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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      Last Modified:  01/29/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0537
Original release date:
01/29/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017591 External Source SECTRACK 1017591
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200703-10.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200703-10
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070206-1.txt External Source CONFIRM http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070206-1.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:031 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:031
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:157 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:157
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:006
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0909.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0909
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/457924/100/0/threaded Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20070124 Re: Safari Improperly Parses HTML Documents & BlogSpot XSS vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22428 External Source BID 22428
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-420-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-420-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0505 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0505
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1117 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1117
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10244 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10244

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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