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


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


FreshDNS version 1.0.3 and prior contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Account data form; Zone editor that can result in Execution of attacker's JavaScript code in victim's session. This attack appear to be exploitable via The attacker stores a specially crafted string as their Full Name in their account details. The victim (e.g. the administrator of the FreshDNS instance) opens the User List in the admin interface.. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.0.5 and later.

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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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