Hey, I've just released qutebrowser v1.3.3, which fixes an XSS vulnerability on the qute://history page (:history).
The vulnerability allowed websites to inject HTML into the page via a crafted title tag. This could allow them to steal your browsing history. If you're currently unable to upgrade, avoid using :history. A CVE request for this issue is pending, I'll send out another mail once there's a CVE ID assigned. The issue was introduced in March 2017 and part of the v0.11.0 release: https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/845f21b275bf438eccd7854f7f5401233ec6719a https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/1179ee7a937fb31414d77d9970bac21095358449 The patch applies cleanly to v1.2.x and v1.1.x (but I do not plan to do any updated releases of those): https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/commit/5a7869f2feaa346853d2a85413d6527c87ef0d9f.patch It does *not* apply to v1.0.x and v0.11.x. If you need a backport, please let me know, but especially on v0.11.x you'll probably have a lot of other security issues due to an outdated QtWebKit anyways. I plan to release v1.4.0 later this week (once PyQt 5.11 is out), but since the bug was opened publicly, I decided to do an immediate bugfix release. As a reminder, for security-relevant bugs, please contact me directly at m...@qutebrowser.org. Other bugfixes in this release: - Crash in a workaround for a Qt 5.11 bug in rare circumstances. - Workaround for a Qt bug which preserves searches between page loads. - In v1.3.2 a dependency on the `PyQt5.QtQuickWidgets` module was accidentally introduced. Since that module isn't packaged everywhere, it's been removed again. Sorry for the trouble! Florian -- https://www.qutebrowser.org | m...@the-compiler.org (Mail/XMPP) GPG: 916E B0C8 FD55 A072 | https://the-compiler.org/pubkey.asc I love long mails! | https://email.is-not-s.ms/
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