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Vulnerability of qutebrowser: Cross Site Request Forgery

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of qutebrowser, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable products: openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 30/07/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-10895, openSUSE-SU-2018:2120-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26868.

Description of the vulnerability 

The qutebrowser product offers a web service.

However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of qutebrowser, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new qutebrowser packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: qutebrowser 1.4.1-lp150.2.3.1
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