Plone vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Plone contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Plone is an open source content management system (CMS). Plone contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Daiki Fukumori of Cyber Defense Institute, 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 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Plone Foundation
  • Plone 2.5.2 and earlier


An arbitrary script may be executed on the web browser of an user who is logged on.

[Update the Software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

This issue has been resolved in Plone 2.5.3.
Vendor Information

Plone Foundation
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2011-1340

  1. JVN : JVN#41222793
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2011-1340
Revision History

  • [2011/07/27]
      Web page published