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


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


OpenEMR version v5_0_1_4 contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in The 'scan' parameter in line #41 of interface/fax/fax_view.php that can result in The vulnerability could allow remote authenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML.. This attack appear to be exploitable via The victim must visit on a specially crafted URL..

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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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