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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).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qutebrowser:qutebrowser:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
0.11.0
Up to (excluding)
1.3.3


Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

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