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

CVE-2020-0973

Severity Low
Score 3.5/10

Summary

A cross-site-scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists when Microsoft SharePoint Server does not properly sanitize a specially crafted web request to an affected SharePoint server, aka 'Microsoft Office SharePoint XSS Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2020-0923, CVE-2020-0924, CVE-2020-0925, CVE-2020-0926, CVE-2020-0927, CVE-2020-0930, CVE-2020-0933, CVE-2020-0954, CVE-2020-0978.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • 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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  • Published