Movable Type vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Movable Type provided by Six Apart, Ltd. contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Movable Type contains an issue in processing the management page, which may result in a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Saeki Tominaga 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 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Six Apart, Ltd.
  • Movable Type 5.14 and earlier

According to the developer, this vulnerability was addressed in Movable Type 5.2.

An arbitrary script may be executed or a false form may be displayed on the administrator'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-2014-5313

  1. JVN : JVN#73357573
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-5313
Revision History

  • [2014/09/09]
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