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Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 18:19:20 +0100
From: Nico Golde <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: php-xajax

* Steven M. Christey <> [2008-12-17 17:53]:
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Steffen Joeris wrote:
> > The patch for CVE-2007-2739 seems incomplete as it doesn't escape "&".
> > I recommend removing the replace call and using htmlspecialchars() instead.
> This counts for a new CVE, so use CVE-2008-5623
> Will there be more details available, or should I just write the
> description up based on the oss-security post?  Which versions are
> affected?

Please enlighten me why it is incomplete. As far as I know 
you can't perform an XSS with & only (I'm not a webappsec 
expert though). But the reason it behaves different from 
htmlspecialchars should not make this patch incomplete.

Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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