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

CVE-2021-44053

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been reported to affect QNAP device running QTS, QuTS hero and QuTScloud. If exploited, this vulnerability allows remote attackers to inject malicious code. We have already fixed this vulnerability in the following versions of QTS, QuTS hero and QuTScloud: QTS 4.5.4.1991 build 20220329 and later QTS 5.0.0.1986 build 20220324 and later QuTS hero h5.0.0.1986 build 20220324 and later QuTS hero h4.5.4.1971 build 20220310 and later QuTScloud c5.0.1.1949 and later

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published