Vulnerability Note VU#716144

Verity Ultraseek contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the processing of search requests

Original Release date: 21 Feb 2005 | Last revised: 10 Mar 2005

Overview

Verity's Ultraseek application contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the processing of search requests.

Description

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.

Impact

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.

Solution

Install an update

According to Verity, this issue is resolved by upgrading to Ultraseek 5.3.3.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
VerityAffected10 Dec 200410 Feb 2005
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

Thanks to Michael Krax for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

  • 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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