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


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.0 and earlier from multiple authenticated XSS vulnerabilities via the (1) customList%5B0%5D.value field in enginemanager/server/serversetup/edit_adv.htm of the Server Setup configuration or the (2) host field in enginemanager/j_spring_security_check of the login form. This issue was resolved in Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.5.

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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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