Published:2013/10/29  Last Updated:2014/07/02

RockDisk vulnerable to cross-site scripting


RockDisk contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • RockDisk firmware version 1.05e1-2.0.5 and earlier


RockDisk provided by I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. are LAN connectable hard disk drives. RockDisk contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


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


Update the Firmware
Apply the firmware update provided by the developer.

Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. Vulnerable 2013/10/29 I-O DATA DEVICE, INC. website


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Note that the firmware version 1.05e1-2.0.5 released on October 28, 2014 did not address the vulnerability. The vulernability has been addressed in the firmware version 1.05f-2.0.7 released on July 2, 2014. For more information, refer to the developer's website.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.10.29

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication login caused to be created by an administrator
  • Low-Mid
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 some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


Yuji Tounai of 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-2013-4713
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000096

Update History

Information under the section "Products Affected", "JPCERT/CC Addendum" and "Other Information" were updated.