Vulnerability Note VU#716144
Verity Ultraseek contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the processing of search requests
Verity's Ultraseek application contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the processing of search requests.
Verity Ultraseek is a web site search engine application. Ultraseek contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the processing of search requests. More information about cross-site scripting can be found in CERT Advisory CA-2000-02.
An attacker may be able to obtain sensitive data from a web site that uses Ultraseek. Depending on the nature of the web site, this data may include passwords, credit card numbers, and any arbitrary information provided by the user. Likewise, information stored in cookies could be stolen or corrupted.
Install an update
According to Verity, this issue is resolved by upgrading to Ultraseek 5.3.3.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Verity||Affected||10 Dec 2004||10 Feb 2005|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to Michael Krax for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2005-0514
- CERT Advisory: CA-2000-02
- Date Public: 23 Dec 2004
- Date First Published: 21 Feb 2005
- Date Last Updated: 10 Mar 2005
- Severity Metric: 7.42
- Document Revision: 17
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