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

CVE-2020-35839

Severity High
Score 8.1/10

Summary

Certain NETGEAR devices are affected by Stored XSS. This affects D7800 before 1.0.1.56, R7500v2 before 1.0.3.46, R7800 before 1.0.2.68, R8900 before 1.0.4.28, R9000 before 1.0.4.28, XR500 before 2.3.2.56, XR700 before 1.0.1.10, and RAX120 before 1.0.0.78.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published