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

CVE-2021-35361

Severity Low
Score 3.5/10

Summary

A reflected cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in dotAdmin/#/c/links of dotCMS 21.05.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands or HTML via a crafted payload.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • 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