Shutter vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Shutter provided by tenfourzero is a web package allowing users to share their photos. Shutter contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which can be exploited through the SQL injection vulnerability (JVN#48039501).

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 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • Shutter v0.1.4

Other versions may be affected.

If an administrator views a malicious page while logged in, an arbitrary script may be executed on the administrator's web browser.

[Uninstall the Software]
According to the developer, the project is no longer being maintained and it is recommended to uninstall the software.

The developer states the following:
"As the project is not maintained it may be high unstable and insecure. You should therefore uninstall the software as soon as possible."
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2014-3905

  1. JVN : JVN#04455183
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-3905
Revision History

  • [2014/08/15]
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