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

CVE-2021-32573

Severity Medium
Score 4.8/10

Summary

The express-cart package for Node.js allows Reflected XSS (for an admin) via a user input field for product options. NOTE: the vendor states that this "would rely on an admin hacking his/her own website."

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • HIGH
  • 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