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


Severity High
Score 8.4/10


Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance versions prior to 2.3 contain a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability. A remote malicious ACM admin user may potentially exploit this vulnerability to store malicious HTML or JavaScript code in Cloud DR add-on specific field. When victim users access the page through their browsers, the malicious code gets executed by the web browser in the context of the vulnerable web application.

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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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