Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
A reflected DOM-Based XSS vulnerability has been discovered in the Help directory of Veeam Management Pack for Microsoft System Center 8.0. This vulnerability could be exploited by an attacker by convincing a legitimate user to visit a crafted URL on a Veeam Management Pack for Microsoft System Center server, allowing for the execution of arbitrary scripts.
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.