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


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


An authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scriptiong (XSS) vulnerability exists in Lightning Wire Labs IPFire 2.21 (x86_64) - Core Update 130 in the "routing.cgi" Routing Table Entries via the "Remark" text box or "remark" parameter. It allows an authenticated WebGUI user to execute Stored Cross-site Scripting in the Routing Table Entries.

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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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