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

CVE-2022-38206

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

There is a reflected XSS vulnerability in Esri Portal for ArcGIS versions 10.9.1 and below which may allow a remote remote, unauthenticated attacker to create a crafted link which when clicked could execute arbitrary JavaScript code in the victim’s browser.

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