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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Create screens of Entry, Page, and Content Type of Movable Type (Movable Type 7 r.4903 and earlier (Movable Type 7 Series), Movable Type 6.8.0 and earlier (Movable Type 6 Series), Movable Type Advanced 7 r.4903 and earlier (Movable Type Advanced 7 Series), Movable Type Premium 1.44 and earlier, and Movable Type Premium Advanced 1.44 and earlier) allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary script or HTML via unspecified vectors.

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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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