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


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in configuration/httpListenerEdit.jsf in the GlassFish 2 UR2 b04 webadmin interface in Sun Java System Application Server 9.1_01 build b09d-fcs and 9.1_02 build b04-fcs allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter, a different vector than CVE-2008-2751.

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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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