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

CVE-2021-27911

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

Mautic versions before 3.3.4/4.0.0 are vulnerable to an inline JS XSS attack through the contact's first or last name and triggered when viewing a contact's details page then clicking on the action drop down and hovering over the Campaigns button. Contact first and last name can be populated from different sources such as UI, API, 3rd party syncing, forms, etc.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • 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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published