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Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the web-based interface in IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the elementid parameter in a generatedreportresults action to the ReportTree program, (2) the jnlpname parameter to the Launch program, or (3) the :tasklabel parameter to the ReportRequest program, related to the name of a report.

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CWE-79 - Cross Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting, commonly referred to as XSS, is the most dominant class of vulnerabilities. It allows an attacker to inject malicious code into a pregnable web application and victimize its users. The exploitation of such a weakness can cause severe issues such as account takeover, and sensitive data exfiltration. Because of the prevalence of XSS vulnerabilities and their high rate of exploitation, it has remained in the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for years.


Advisory Timeline

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