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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0537

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.
Publish Date : 2007-01-29 Last Update Date : 2011-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site ScriptingBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 79

- Vendor Statements

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/
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-01-30 2007-01-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-0537 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20070537 unix
ELSA-2007:0909: kdelibs security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22442 unix
RHSA-2007:0909: kdelibs security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070909 unix
The KDE HTML library (kdelibs), as used by Konqueror 3.5.5, does not properly parse HTML comments, which allows remote a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10244 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0537

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application KDE Konqueror 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE Konqueror 1

- References For CVE-2007-0537

http://secunia.com/advisories/27108
SECUNIA 27108
http://osvdb.org/32975
OSVDB 32975
http://secunia.com/advisories/23932
SECUNIA 23932
http://secunia.com/advisories/24013
SECUNIA 24013
http://secunia.com/advisories/24065
SECUNIA 24065
http://secunia.com/advisories/24442
SECUNIA 24442
http://secunia.com/advisories/24463
SECUNIA 24463
http://secunia.com/advisories/24889
SECUNIA 24889
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0505
VUPEN ADV-2007-0505
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-420-1
UBUNTU USN-420-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22428
BID 22428 KDE Konqueror KHTML Library Title Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability Release Date:2007-08-14
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/457924/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070124 Re: Safari Improperly Parses HTML Documents & BlogSpot XSS vulnerability
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0909.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0909
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:006
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:157
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:157
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:031
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:031
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1117 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200703-10.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200703-10
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070206-1.txt CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017591
SECTRACK 1017591

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0537

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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