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

CVE-2022-31064

Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10

Summary

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system. Users in meetings with private chat enabled are vulnerable to a cross site scripting attack in affected versions. The attack occurs when the attacker (with xss in the name) starts a chat. in the victim's client the JavaScript will be executed. This issue has been addressed in version 2.4.8 and 2.5.0. There are no known workarounds for this issue.

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  • REQUIRED
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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.

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