Published:2007/11/05  Last Updated:2008/05/21

NetCommons cross-site scripting vulnerability


NetCommons from the NetCommons Project contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • NetCommons 1.0.10 and earlier


NetCommons from the NetCommons Project is an open source content management system which provides e-learning and groupware functions.
NetCommons contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

This vulnerability is different from JVN#51301450.


An attacker could execute an arbitrary script on the user's web browser.


Upgrade the Software
It is recommended that users apply the latest upgrades provided by the NetCommons Project.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
NetCommons Project Vulnerable 2007/11/05


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2007.11.05

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication Limited - self-registration, perhaps valid e-mail
  • Medium-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


Daiki Fukumori of Secure Sky Technology, Inc. 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
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2007-000801

Update History