Citadel WebCit vulnerable to cross-site scripting on Instant Messaging facility


Citadel WebCit provided by Citadel contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79).

Tomoro Taniguchi of FiveDrive, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.4 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Changed
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 3.5 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • citadel versions prior to 994


When a malicious user send an instant message with some JavaScript code, the script may be executed on the web browser of the victim user.

[Update the software]
Update the software to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

This issue is fixed on version 994.
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2023-44272

  1. JVN : JVN#08237727
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2023-44272
Revision History

  • [2023/10/04]
      Web page was published
  • [2024/05/21]
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