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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Ping Identity Self-Service Account Manager 1.1.2. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file src/main/java/com/unboundid/webapp/ssam/ The manipulation leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be launched remotely. Upgrading to version 1.1.3 is able to address this issue. The patch is identified as f64b10d63bb19ca2228b0c2d561a1a6e5a3bf251. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. VDB-225362 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

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