MODx vulnerable to cross-site scripting


MODx provided by The MODx CMS Project contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

MODx provided by the MODx CMS Project is a Contents Management System (CMS) software. MODx contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Takeshi Terada of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
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

  • MODX Evolution prior to 1.0.3


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

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Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2010-1427

  1. JVN : JVN#46669729
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2010-1427
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA39298
  4. ISS X-Force Database : 57635
Revision History

  • [2010/04/08]
      Web page published