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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 on the IBM BladeCenter with Advanced Management Module (AMM) firmware build ID BPET48L, and possibly other versions before 4.7 and 5.0, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) INDEX or (2) IPADDR parameter to private/cindefn.php, (3) the domain parameter to private/power_management_policy_options.php, the slot parameter to (4) private/pm_temp.php or (5) private/power_module.php, (6) the WEBINDEX parameter to private/blade_leds.php, or (7) the SLOT parameter to private/ipmi_bladestatus.php.

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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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