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

CVE-2022-3546

Severity Medium
Score 4.8/10

Summary

A vulnerability was found in SourceCodester Simple Cold Storage Management System 1.0 and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file /csms/admin/?page=user/list of the component Create User Handler. The manipulation of the argument First Name/Last Name leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be launched remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. VDB-211046 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • HIGH
  • LOW
  • NONE

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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published