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


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


There is a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Huawei eSpace Desktop V300R001C00 and V300R001C50 version. Due to the insufficient validation of the input, an authenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to send abnormal messages to the system and perform a XSS attack. A successful exploit could cause the eSpace Desktop to hang up, and the function will restore to normal after restarting the eSpace Desktop.

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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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