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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 iTop (aka IT Operations Portal) 1.1.181 and 1.2.0-RC-282 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) a crafted company name, (2) a crafted database server name, (3) a crafted CSV file, (4) a crafted copy-and-paste action, (5) the auth_user parameter in a suggest_pwd action to UI.php, (6) the c[menu] parameter to UniversalSearch.php, (7) the description parameter in a SearchFormToAdd_document_list action to UI.php, (8) the category parameter in an errors action to audit.php, or (9) the suggest_pwd parameter to UI.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.


Advisory Timeline

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