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

CVE-2022-2256

Severity Low
Score 3.8/10

Summary

A Stored Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was found in keycloak as shipped in Red Hat Single Sign-On 7. This flaw allows a privileged attacker to execute malicious scripts in the admin console, abusing the default roles functionality. This vulnerability affects keycloak versions prior to 19.0.2.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • 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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published