Published:2013/05/13  Last Updated:2013/05/13

OpenPNE vulnerable to cross-site scripting


OpenPNE contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • OpenPNE 3.4.21 and earlier
  • OpenPNE 3.6.9 and earlier
  • OpenPNE 3.8.5 and earlier


The management screen in OpenPNE contains an issue in the processing of data input into the "mobile version color scheme configuration" item, which may result in a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


An arbitrary script may be executed on the web browser of a user who is logged on as an administrator.


Update the Software
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.05.13

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Mid
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


ASAI Ken reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2013-2309
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000038