Published:2015/07/24  Last Updated:2015/07/24

Research Artisan Lite vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Research Artisan Lite provided by Research Artisan Project contains multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

Products Affected

  • Research Artisan Lite prior to ver.1.18


Research Artisan Lite provided by Research Artisan Project is an access analysis tool. Research Artisan Lite contains multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (CWE-79).


There are two attack scenarios.

  1. If a user views a malicious web page, an arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.
  2. An attacker accesses a specially crafted URL which may include javascript code. The server then stores the access logs for analysis. When an administrator views the analysis results, a script is executed on the administrator's web browser.


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Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Research Artisan Project Vulnerable 2015/07/24 Research Artisan Project website


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2015.07.24 (CVSS Base Metrics)

What is CVSS?

Measures Severity Description
Access Vector(AV) Local (L) Adjacent Network (A) Network (N) A vulnerability exploitable with network access means the vulnerable software is bound to the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access. Such a vulnerability is often termed "remotely exploitable".
Access Complexity(AC) High (H) Medium (M) Low (L) The access conditions are somewhat specialized.
Authentication(Au) Multiple (M) Single (S) None (N) Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.
Confidentiality Impact(C) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.
Integrity Impact(I) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.
Availability Impact(A) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is no impact to the availability of the system.

Base Score:4.3


Gen Sato of TRADE WORKS Co.,Ltd. Security Dept. 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-2015-2976
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2015-000104

Update History

Information under the section "Impact" was modified.