DeepMetrix LiveStats allows remote attacker to embed script code when generating reports

livestats-report-execute-code (9390) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


LiveStats does not properly filter HTML tags when generating reports. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by embedding malicious JavaScript code in the reports, which would be executed on the system once the report is viewed.


Gain Privileges


Install LiveStats 6.2.2 or the latest version, available at the DeepMetrix Web site. See References.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jun 17 2002 - 18:05:11 CDT: DeepMetrix LiveStats javascript injection.
  • DeepMetrix Web site: LiveStats XSP Release Notes and current download.
  • BID-5047: DeepMetrix LiveStats HTML Report Script Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0944: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in DeepMetrix LiveStats 5.03 through 6.2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script as the LiveStats user via the (1) user-agent or (2) referrer, which are not filtered by the stats program.
  • OSVDB ID: 9236: DeepMetrix LiveStats Multiple Log Parameter XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • DeepMetrix LiveStats 5.03 up to 6.2.1


Jun 17, 2002

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