Freetag plugin updated to prevent XSS

The Freetag plugin has been updated to version 2.96 to fix a possible XSS to the tagcloud output.

XSS attacks can be used by visitors to display foreign HTML or JavaScript to visitors of the blog, if they visit specially crafted URLs. This attack basically allows for cookie stealing.

Users of the freetag plugin should upgrade to the latest version; upgrading via Spartacus-Plugin or Spartacus.s9y.org is just a matter of a few minutes. Thanks to Alex from Bitsploit.de for reporting this issue to us.

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reinhard on at :

user or owner can steal cookies?

Garvin on at :

If someone can trick you into clicking a link to your own blog, it does not matter if he's an owner, user or visitor of the blog.

This upgrade is mandatory for users of the freetag plugin.

aa on at :

[email protected]

atcore6 on at :

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/1104340/vieste/

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