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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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
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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

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