PT-2013-75: Cross-Site Scripting in Nuxeo Platform

Vulnerable software

Nuxeo Platform

Version: 5.5.0, 5.6.0, 5.8.0, 5.9.0 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Cross-Site Scripting
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 4.3
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

Nuxeo Platform is a web content management system.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Nuxeo Platform.

Cross-site scripting in the login.jsp page allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTML tags (including JavaScript scripts, etc.) to a page processed by user's browser.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version.

Advisory status

12.12.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
12.12.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
26.12.2014 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by using Positive Technologies Application Inspector, the application security testing system


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