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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


silverstripe-advancedreports (aka the Advanced Reports module for SilverStripe) before 2.4.2 is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) because it is possible to inject and store malicious JavaScript code. The affects admin/advanced-reports/DataObjectReport/EditForm/field/DataObjectReport/item (aka report preview) when an SVG document is provided in the Description parameter.

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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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