Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
A vulnerability was found in OpenMRS Admin UI Module up to 1.5.x. It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects unknown code of the file omod/src/main/webapp/pages/metadata/locations/location.gsp. The manipulation leads to cross site scripting. The attack can be initiated remotely. Upgrading to version 1.6.0 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is a7eefb5f69f6c50a3bffcb138bb8ea57cb41a9b6. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-216916.
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.