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

CVE-2022-40849

Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10

Summary

ThinkCMF version 6.0.7 is affected by Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could inject a Persistent XSS payload in the Slideshow Management section that execute arbitrary JavaScript code on the client side, e.g., to steal the administrator's PHP session token (PHPSESSID).

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  • NETWORK
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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
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  • 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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