Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title Project Open cross-site scripting vulnerability
Name VU#732115 First vendor Publication 2012-02-03
Vendor VU-CERT Last vendor Modification 2012-02-03
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision M

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Vulnerability Note VU#732115

Project Open cross-site scripting vulnerability


Project Open ]po[ version 3.4 and possibly earlier versions suffer from a reflective cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the account-closed.tcl script

I. Description

The XSS vulnerability (CWE-79) is contained within the message parameter in the account-closed.tcl script.


II. Impact

An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary Javascript in the context of the user's browser.

III. Solution

We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.

Vendor Information

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Project OpenAffected2012-01-192012-02-01




Thanks to Michail Poultsakis for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

Date Public:2012-02-01
Date First Published:2012-02-03
Date Last Updated:2012-02-03
CERT Advisory: 
US-CERT Technical Alerts: 
Severity Metric:0.05
Document Revision:13

This product is provided subject to the Notification as indicated here: http://www.us-cert.gov/legal.html#notify

Original Source

Url : http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/732115

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 2