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


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the administrative backend in BEdita 3.4.0 allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) lrealname field in the editProfile form to index.php/home/profile; the (2) data[title] or (3) data[description] field in the addQuickItem form to index.php; the (4) "note text" field in the saveNote form to index.php/areas; or the (5) titleBEObject or (6) tagsArea field in the updateForm form to index.php/documents/view.

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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.


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