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

CVE-2021-24764

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The Perfect Survey WordPress plugin before 1.5.2 does not sanitise and escape multiple parameters (id and filters[session_id] of single_statistics page, type and message of importexport page) before outputting them back in pages/attributes in the admin dashboard, leading to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting issues

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • 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