CVE-2018-1000559

NameCVE-2018-1000559
Descriptionqutebrowser 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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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qutebrowser (PTS)buster1.6.1-2fixed
bullseye, sid1.8.1-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qutebrowsersource(unstable)1.3.3-1

Notes

https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/4c9360237f186681b1e3f2a0f30c45161cf405c7
https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/5a7869f2feaa346853d2a85413d6527c87ef0d9f
https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/issues/4011

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