Piwigo vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Piwigo is a software to manage and host image files on the web. Piwigo contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability when the "Community" plugin is activated and validation on user uploaded photos is disabled.

Yuji Tounai of bogus.jp 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

  • Piwigo versions prior to 2.4.6


When a user views a specially crafted image, arbitrary JavaScript 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-2014-1980

  1. JVN : JVN#80310172
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-1980
Revision History

  • [2014/08/08]
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