Published:2013/06/13  Last Updated:2013/06/13

Orchard vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Orchard contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • Orchard version prior to 1.6.1


Orchard is a content management system (CMS). Orchard contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


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


Update the software or apply a patch
Update to the latest version or apply the appropriate patch according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Status


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.06.13

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 little to no expertise and/or luck required to exploit (cross-side scripting).Expected to be the common response
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


Tatsuya Sekiguchi of Hitachi Systems, Ltd. 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-2013-3645
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000057