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


Severity Medium
Score 4.2/10


There is a Cross-Site Scripting(XSS) vulnerability in HUAWEI WS318n product when processing network settings. Due to insufficient validation of user input, a local authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting special characters. Successful exploit could cause certain information disclosure. Affected product versions include: WS318n-21, and

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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

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