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

CVE-2015-10074

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

A vulnerability was found in OpenSeaMap online_chart 1.2. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is the function init of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument mtext leads to cross site scripting. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. Upgrading to version staging is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 8649157158f921590d650e2d2f4bdf0df1017e9d. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. VDB-220218 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE

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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published