Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in SourceCodester Alphaware Simple E-Commerce System. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file stockin.php. The manipulation of the argument id with the input '"><script>alert(/xss/)</script> leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be launched remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. VDB-205670 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.
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.