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GLSA 202210-07 : Deluge: Cross-Site Scripting


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202210-07
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  https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Low
Title: Deluge: Cross-Site Scripting
Date: October 16, 2022
Bugs: #866842
ID: 202210-07

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability has been found in Deluge which could result in XSS.

Background
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Deluge is a BitTorrent client.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-p2p/deluge < 2.1.1 >= 2.1.1

Description
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Deluge does not sufficiently sanitize crafted torrent file data, leading
to the application interpreting untrusted data as HTML.

Impact
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An attacker can achieve XSS via a crafted torrent file.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Deluge users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/deluge-2.1.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-3427
  https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-3427

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-07

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
  https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2022 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

  https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5