[wp-hackers] Another bug as a result of markup in titles

Sabin Iacob iacobs at m0n5t3r.info
Sun Mar 18 12:02:56 GMT 2007

Elliotte Harold wrote:
> That is, the link comes from the supplied title rather than the 
> internal edit link for that post.
> I've only verified this in 2.0.7. If someone can verify it in 
> 2.1.3/2.0.9 it would be worth filing a Trac.
> I suspect the fix involves removing links, and probably all other 
> markup from the title before sticking it in the posts sidebar on the 
> admin page.
> Still to be determined: are there other pages in the admin section 
> that  need this treatment? Can one inject JavaScript into the admin 
> pages in this fashion?
checked in svn trunk; you get something like this:

<a href='post.php?action=edit&amp;post=6'><a href="http://www.cafeaulait.org/">Is This a Security Issue?</a></a>

I think I saw some proposals to allow markup in titles in trac, and 
people were generally against it, I didn't manage to find where the 
shift in attitude occurred :)

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