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Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 16:14:28 +0200
From: Henri Salo <>
To: Secunia Research <>
Subject: Re: CVE-request: Serendipity
 'serendipity[filter][bp.ALT]' Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability

On Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 02:13:16PM +0100, Secunia Research wrote:
> Henri,
> The GIT commit referenced by the Secunia advisory [1] is the correct fix for
> this issue.
> The fix removed a line in the code that displayed an unsanitised variable in
> one of the template files. This variable was inside a JavaScript comment
> block, but this does not prevent exploitation when the payload is prefixed
> with a </script> tag.
> [1]
> ad4711
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Sorry I misunderstood. Thank you for clearing this out. Developer of this software did not comment anything when I asked if this is correct or not, but they indeed told me about a change to different version controlling software.

- Henri Salo

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