Published:2009/06/10  Last Updated:2009/06/10

Cross-site scripting vulnerability in activeCollab


activeCollab from A51 D.O.O. contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • activeCollab 0.7.1 and earlier


activeCollab from A51 D.O.O. is software for project management. activeCollab contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


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


Update the software
According to the vendor, activeCollab 0.x is no longer being developed or supported, and is recommending users to use activeCollab 2.1. For more information, refer to the vendors website.


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2009.06.10

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


Daiki Fukumori reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2009-2041
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2009-000038

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