Vulnerability Details

rekonq 'Error Page' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Published: 2010-08-10 12:39:31
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Detection Type:
Executable

Technical Details:
The multiple flaws are due to: - An error in the handling of a URL associated with a nonexistent domain name which is related to 'webpage.cpp', - An error in handling of unspecified vectors related to 'webview.cpp' - An error in the handing of 'about:' views for favorites, bookmarks, closed tabs, and history.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Recommendations:
Upgrade to version 0.6 or later.

Summary:
This host is installed with rekonq and is prone to cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to crash fresh instance, inject the malicious content into error message, access the cookies when the hostname under which the cookies have been set.

Affected Versions:
Rekonq version 0.5 and prior.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2536

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/40646
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=217464
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127971194610788&w=2
http://sourceforge.net/projects/rekonq/files

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3
Published
2010-08-10
Modified
2018-12-06
Category
General

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