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Bug: NIM092874: ArcGIS for Server 10.1 has a reflected non-persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability


ArcGIS for Server 10.1 has a non-persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability.

CVE Reference
CVE-2013-5222 Various XSS Vulnerabilities
Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N Base Score 3.5
This vulnerability may be viewed as a standard entry in the Vulnerabilities and Exposures list.

Esri thanks the following for working with us to protect customers:

• Roberto Suggi Liverani of NCIA-NCIRC for reporting this vulnerability.


When certain URLs are provided, user-provided code can be inserted into ArcGIS for Server web pages.


This issue is fixed in ArcGIS for Server 10.2. Esri recommends that customers upgrade to ArcGIS 10.2.

For those customers that cannot upgrade, Esri has released a security patch that addresses this and other security vulnerabilities that affect ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 for Server. Esri recommends that customers download and apply the 10.1 SP1 Security patch, which can be found here:

ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 for Server Security Patch (September 2013)

    Related Information

    Last Published : 5/5/2016

    Article ID: 000011849

    Software: ArcGIS Image Server 10.1 ArcGIS Server 10.1 ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.1