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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 ZTE ZXDSL 831 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) tr69cAcsURL, (2) tr69cAcsUser, (3) tr69cAcsPwd, (4) tr69cConnReqPwd, or (5) tr69cDebugEnable parameter to the TR-069 client page (tr69cfg.cgi); the (6) timezone parameter to the Time and date page (sntpcfg.sntp); or the (7) hostname parameter in a save action to the Quick Stats page (psilan.cgi). NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2014-9020 per ADT1 due to different affected products and codebases.

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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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