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

CVE-2022-23165

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

Sysaid – Sysaid 14.2.0 Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) - The parameter "helpPageName" used by the page "/help/treecontent.jsp" suffers from a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability. For an attacker to exploit this Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability, it's necessary for the affected product to expose the Offline Help Pages. An attacker may gain access to sensitive information or execute client-side code in the browser session of the victim user. Furthermore, an attacker would require the victim to open a malicious link. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability in order to perform phishing attacks. The attacker can receive sensitive data like server details, usernames, workstations, etc. He can also perform actions such as uploading files, deleting calls from the system

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • 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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