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


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


Biscom Secure File Transfer versions trough 5.1.1024 are vulnerable to post-authentication persistent cross-site scripting (XSS) in the "Name" and "Description" fields of a Workspace, as well as the "Description" field of a File Details pane of a file stored in a Workspace. This issue has been resolved in version 5.1.1025.

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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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