Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
Postbird 0.8.4 allows stored XSS via the onerror attribute of an IMG element in any PostgreSQL database table. This can result in reading local files via vectors involving XMLHttpRequest and open of a file:/// URL, or discovering PostgreSQL passwords via vectors involving Window.localStorage and savedConnections.
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.