Movable Type vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Movable Type contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Movable Type, a web log system from Six Apart KK, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

This vulnerability is different than the previous vulnerabilities disclosed on JVN.
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

Six Apart, Ltd.
  • Movable Type Open Source 5.0 and 5.01
  • Movable Type 5.0 and 5.01 (includes Professional and Community Packs)


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

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Vendor Information

Six Apart, Ltd.
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2010-1985

  1. JVN : JVN#92854093
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2010-1985
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA39741
  4. VUPEN Security : VUPEN/ADV-2010-1136
Revision History

  • [2010/05/12]
      Web page published