Published:2013/10/04  Last Updated:2013/10/04

Accela BizSearch vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Accela BizSearch provided by Accela Technology Corporation contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

Following versions for Linux and Solaris are vulnerable:

  • Accela BizSearch V3.2 micro version up (2010/10) and earlier
Note that Accela BizSearch for Windows is not affected.


Accela BizSearch provided by Accela Technology Corporation is an enterprise search system. Accela BizSearch contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


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


Apply a patch
Apply the patch according to the information provided by the developer or distributor.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Accela Technology Corporation vulnerable 2013/10/04 Accela Technology Corporation website


JPCERT/CC Addendum

This JVN publication was delayed to 2013/10/04 after the developer fix was developed. From the fiscal year 2011, JPCERT/CC is using a new vendor coordination procedure. This new procedure came from the recommendation of the fiscal year 2010 "Study Group on Information System Vulnerability Handling" aimed at more timely JVN publications.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.10.04

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


Yuji Tounai of 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-2013-4711
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000094