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Re: [oss-security] CVE request: vanilla forums before 2.0.10, xss

From: Josh Bressers <bressers_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Dec 07 2010 - 19:58:32 GMT
To: oss-security@lists.openwall.com

----- "Steven M. Christey" <coley@linus.mitre.org> wrote:
> >
> > As for the "linkbait" issue, I have no clue. Nothing in git seems to
> > point at that.
> >
> > Steve, does MITRE have a precedent for such a thing?
> The vendor is calling it a "vulnerability" which is good enough to assign
> a CVE to, as a different vuln type than XSS.
> My guess is that it's open redirect, which is used to redirect users away
> from the site towards spam or malware. Just a guess, though.

Let's use CVE-2010-4266 then.


-- JB