Research Artisan Lite vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Research Artisan Lite provided by Research Artisan Project is an access analysis tool. Research Artisan Lite contains multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities (CWE-79).

Gen Sato of TRADE WORKS Co.,Ltd. Security Dept. 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

Research Artisan Project
  • Research Artisan Lite prior to ver.1.18


There are two attack scenarios.

1. If a user views a malicious web page, an arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.
2. An attacker accesses a specially crafted URL which may include javascript code. The server then stores the access logs for analysis. When an administrator views the analysis results, a script is executed on the administrator's web browser.

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Vendor Information

Research Artisan Project
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2015-2976

  1. JVN : JVN#58020495
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2015-2976
Revision History

  • [2015/07/24]
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