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  1. Tapestry 5
  2. TAP5-1262

XSS vulnerability in calendar component (apply to 5.1.0.x)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 5.1.0.5
    • Fix Version/s: 5.2.0
    • Component/s: tapestry-core
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      Description

      The calendar component provided in tapestry 5.1.0.5 could be used to allow code injection by malicious web users into any page that uses datefield .

      To reproduce the vulnerability, put js code like <script>alert("T5 is great"); </script> in any datefield and click on the related calendar bitma

      After quick search in the DateField.js, it seems like the field value is not escaping

      escaping with a change like var value = escape($F(this.field)); the field value seems solve this vulnerability.

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              • Assignee:
                ccordenier Christophe Cordenier
                Reporter:
                ccordenier Christophe Cordenier
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