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


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Web Console in the Application Server in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (aka JBoss EAP or JBEAP) 4.2.0 before 4.2.0.CP08, 4.2.2GA, 4.3 before 4.3.0.CP07, and 5.1.0GA allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) monitorName, (2) objectName, (3) attribute, or (4) period parameter to createSnapshot.jsp, or the (5) monitorName, (6) objectName, (7) attribute, (8) threshold, (9) period, or (10) enabled parameter to createThresholdMonitor.jsp. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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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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