Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
A vulnerability was found in SourceCodester Interview Management System 1.0 and classified as problematic. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file /addQuestion.php. The manipulation of the argument question with the input <script>alert(1)</script> leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be initiated remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. The identifier VDB-205673 was 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.