Published:2007/03/22  Last Updated:2008/05/21

NewsGlue and Ikinari Jijyoutsuu arbitrary script execution vulnerability


NewsGlue and Ikinari Jijyoutsuu are RSS readers. An arbitrary script embedded in RSS feeds could be executed in either of the RSS readers, as they fail to handle the output of RSS information properly.

Products Affected

  • NewsGlue 1.3.3 and earlier
  • Ikinari Jijyoutsuu version 1.0.0 and 1.0.1



An arbitrary script could be executed in NewsGlue or Ikinari Jijyoutsuu. Arbitrary files on client PCs could be accessed by an attacker.


Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Glue Software Corporation Vulnerable 2007/03/22
SOURCENEXT CORPORATION Vulnerable 2007/03/22


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2007.03.22

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 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-2007-000225

Update History