CVE-2018-1000559 Detail

Current Description

qutebrowser version introduced in v0.11.0 (1179ee7a937fb31414d77d9970bac21095358449) contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in history command, qute://history page that can result in Via injected JavaScript code, a website can steal the user's browsing history. This attack appear to be exploitable via the victim must open a page with a specially crafted <title> attribute, and then open the qute://history site via the :history command. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in fixed in v1.3.3 (4c9360237f186681b1e3f2a0f30c45161cf405c7, to be released today) and v1.4.0 (5a7869f2feaa346853d2a85413d6527c87ef0d9f, released later this week).


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/4c9360237f186681b1e3f2a0f30c45161cf405c7 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/5a7869f2feaa346853d2a85413d6527c87ef0d9f Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/issues/4011 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000559
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2018
Source:
MITRE