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

CVE-2016-5819

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

Moxa G3100V2 Series, editions prior to Version 2.8, and OnCell G3111/G3151/G3211/G3251 Series, editions prior to Version 1.7 allows a reflected cross-site scripting attack which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the user’s browser within the trust relationship between their browser and the server.

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  • NETWORK
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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
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  • 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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