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


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere Enterprise 10 is vulnerable to persistent cross-site scripting, caused by missing escaping of a database field. An attacker that has access to the Control Room database could exploit this vulnerability to execute script in a victim's web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once victim opens a certain page in Control Room. IBM X-Force ID: 149883.

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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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