Published:2008/09/10  Last Updated:2008/09/10

Multiple Tor World CGI scripts vulnerable to arbitrary script execution


Multiple Tor World CGI scripts contain a vulnerability which may allow an arbitrary script execution.

Products Affected

  • Simple BBS Ver1.86 and earlier
  • Interactive BBS Ver1.57 and earlier
  • Topics BBS Ver1.11 and earlier
  • Tor Board Ver1.3 and earlier


Tor World provides CGI scripts for implementing search engines, message boards, and other tools. Multiple Tor World CGI scripts contain a vulnerability which may allow an attacker to inject an arbitrary script into the web page which is generated by the affected product.

This vulnerability is different from JVN#54593414.


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.


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Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Tor World Vulnerable 2008/09/10


JPCERT/CC Addendum

The vendor has released the information regarding this issue on September 5, 2008.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2008.09.10

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required Simple - 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
  • Medium
Exploit Complexity Low - little to no expertise and/or luck required to exploit (cross-site scripting)
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


Yutaka Kokubu of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under the Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2008-4076
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2008-000058

Update History