PerlMailer vulnerable to cross-site scripting


PerlMailer from Homepage Decorator is a mail form CGI which is used to send mail from a form on a web page. PerlMailer CGI scripts contain a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Koki Takahashi reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendors under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None

Affected Products

Homepage Decorator
  • PerlMailer 3.10 and earlier


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

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Vendor Information

Homepage Decorator
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-3897

  1. JVN : JVN#85748534
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-3897
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