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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 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting in the File Name field. An authenticated user with permissions to upload or send files can populate this field with a filename that contains standard HTML scripting tags. The resulting script will evaluated by any other authenticated user who views the attacker-supplied file name. All versions of SFT prior to 5.1.1028 are affected. The fix version is 5.1.1028.

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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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