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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


An XSS issue was discovered on Olivetti d-COLOR MF3555 2XD_S000.002.271 devices. The Web Application doesn't properly check parameters, sent in a /dvcset/sysset/set.cgi POST request via the arg01.Hostname field, before saving them on the server. In addition, the JavaScript malicious content is then reflected back to the end user and executed by the web browser.

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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

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