GoodReader vulnerable to cross-site scripting


GoodReader contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

GoodReader is a document reader for Apple mobile devices. GoodReader contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Keigo Yamazaki of LAC Co., Ltd. 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 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • GoodReader for iPad 3.16 and earlier
  • GoodReader for iPhone / iPod Touch 3.15.1 and earlier


When GoodReader is used through a web browser, an arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2012-2648

  1. JVN : JVN#01598734
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-2648
Revision History

  • [2012/08/02]
      Web page was published