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

CVE-2017-20058

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Elefant CMS 1.3.12-RC. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Version Comparison. The manipulation leads to basic cross site scripting (Persistent). The attack can be launched remotely. Upgrading to version 1.3.13 is able to address this issue. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.

  • 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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