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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 SimpleInvoices before stable-2012-1-CIS3000 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the having parameter in a manage action to index.php; (2) the Email field in an Add User action; (3) the Customer Name field in an Add Customer action; the (4) Street address, (5) Street address 2, (6) City, (7) Zip code, (8) State, (9) Country, (10) Mobile Phone, (11) Phone, (12) Fax, (13) Email, (14) PayPal business name, (15) PayPal notify url, (16) PayPal return url, (17) Eway customer ID, (18) Custom field 1, (19) Custom field 2, (20) Custom field 3, or (21) Custom field 4 field in an Add Biller action; (22) the Customer field in an Add Invoice action; the (23) Invoice or (24) Notes field in a Process Payment action; (25) the Payment type description field in a Payment Types action; (26) the Description field in an Invoice Preferences action; (27) the Description field in a Manage Products action; or (28) the Description field in a Tax Rates action.

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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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