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

CVE-2019-14863

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

There is a vulnerability in all angular versions through 1.5.0-beta.0, where after escaping the context of the web application, the web application delivers data to its users along with other trusted dynamic content, without validating it.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE

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

  • Published