FAST ESP cross-site scripting vulnerability


FAST ESP, an enterprise search platform from Microsoft, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

FAST ESP from Microsoft is a software that enables users to consolidate information for searching purposes. FAST ESP's management interface contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Kentaro OHSHIMA of Renesas Technology reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Microsoft Corporation
  • FAST ESP 5.1.5 and earlier


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

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Vendor Information

Microsoft Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2009-5092

  1. JVN : JVN#45184501
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2009-5092
  3. JVN iPedia (Japanese) : JVNDB-2009-000009
Revision History

  • [2009/02/17]
      Web page published