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

CVE-2019-20678

Severity Medium
Score 6/10

Summary

Certain NETGEAR devices are affected by stored XSS. This affects RBR20 before 2.3.5.26, RBS20 before 2.3.5.26, RBK20 before 2.3.5.26, RBR40 before 2.3.5.30, RBS40 before 2.3.5.30, RBK40 before 2.3.5.30, RBR50 before 2.3.5.30, RBS50 before 2.3.5.30, and RBK50 before 2.3.5.30.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • 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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published