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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


A vulnerability was found in ahmyi RivetTracker. It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function changeColor of the file css.php. The manipulation of the argument set_css leads to cross site scripting. The attack can be launched remotely. The patch is named 45a0f33876d58cb7e4a0f17da149e58fc893b858. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-217267.

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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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