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

CVE-2021-21447

Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10

Summary

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform, versions 410, 420, allows an authenticated attacker to inject malicious JavaScript payload into the custom value input field of an Input Control, which can be executed by User who views the relevant application content, which leads to Stored Cross-Site Scripting.

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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
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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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published