Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in GetSimple CMS. Affected by this issue is the file /admin/edit.php of the Content Module. The manipulation of the argument post-content with an input like <script>alert(1)</script> leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be launched remotely but requires authentication. Expoit details have been disclosed within the advisory.
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.