Published:2009/04/16  Last Updated:2009/04/17

Cross-site scripting vulnerability in apricot.php from


apricot.php from contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • apricot.php


apricot.php from is a software to analyze web access logs. apricot.php contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Note that future releases and maintenance of apricot.php ended on March 19, 2009. Users who wish to analyze access logs are recommended to use a different product that provides equivalent functionality.


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


Do not use apricot.php
As patches will not be provided, users are recommended to discontinue use of apricot.php and switch to a different product that provides equivalent functionality.

Vendor Status

Vendor Link apricot.php (Japanese Only)


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2009.04.16

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


Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2009-1448
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2009-000019

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