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

CVE-2021-34582

Severity Medium
Score 4.8/10

Summary

In Phoenix Contact FL MGUARD 1102 and 1105 in Versions 1.4.0, 1.4.1 and 1.5.0 a user with high privileges can inject HTML code (XSS) through web-based management or the REST API with a manipulated certificate file.

  • 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.

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