Published:2008/04/28  Last Updated:2008/08/05

Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in multiple Bluemoon Inc. XOOPS modules


Mutiple Bluemoon Inc. XOOPS modules are vulnerable to cross-site scripting.

Products Affected

  • Backpack version 0.91 and earlier
  • Bmsurvey version 0.84 and earlier
  • Newbb_fileup version 1.83 and earlier
  • News_embed version 1.44 ( news_fileup ) and earlier
  • Popnupblog version 3.19 and earlier


Mutiple modules provided by Blumoon Inc. for XOOPS 2.0.x / XOOPS Cube 2.1 / ImpressCMS are vulnerable to cross-site scripting.


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


Update the Software
Update the product to the latest version according to the information provided by the vendor.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Bluemoon inc. Vulnerable 2008/08/05


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2008.04.28

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


Yosuke Yamada and Hirohisa Yamaguchi of NetAgent Co., Ltd. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendors under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2008-2035
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2008-000027

Update History

JVN English site opened and the first English advisory of this issue was published.
Information under the section "Vendor Status" was updated and the English vender statement was added.
CVE was also added under the section "Other Information"