MitakeSearch cross-site scripting vulnerability


MitakeSearch, a fulltext search system from Hewlett-Packard Japan, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to improper validation of input character strings in the ranking CGI script file, ranking.pl.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
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

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P
  • MitakeSearch V4.2


A malicious script may be executed on the user's web browser.

Vendor Information

Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P
CWE (What is CWE?)

CVE (What is CVE?)


  1. JVN : JVN#76357668
Revision History

  • [2008/05/21]
      Web page published