Published:2008/07/03  Last Updated:2008/07/07

FreeStyleWiki cross-site scripting vulnerability


FreeStyleWiki contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • FreeStyleWiki 3.6.2 and earlier
  • FreeStyleWiki 3.6.3 dev3 and earlier (developmental version)


FreeStyleWiki, one of Wiki clones, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


An arbitrary script could be executed if a FreeStyleWiki user views a specially crafted web page with Internet Explorer.
Other web browsers that use the Internet Explorer browser engine may also be affected.


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Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
FreeStyle Wiki Project Vulnerable 2008/07/03


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2008.07.03

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


NetAgent Co., 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-2008-3023
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2008-000036

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