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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 PHD Help Desk 1.43 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the PATH_INFO to area.php; the (2) pagina, (3) sentido, (4) q_registros, and (5) orden parameters to area.php; (6) the q_registros parameter to solic_display.php; (7) the PATH_INFO to area_list.php; (8) the q_registros parameter to area_list.php; (9) the PATH_INFO to atributo.php; the (10) pagina, (11) q_registros, and (12) orden parameters to atributo_list.php; (13) an arbitrary parameter name beginning with "sentido" to atributo_list.php; and (14) the PATH_INFO to caso_insert.php. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely 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.


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