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

CVE-2022-41336

Severity Medium
Score 4.8/10

Summary

An improper neutralization of input during web page generation vulnerability [CWE-79] in FortiPortal versions 6.0.0 through 6.0.11 and all versions of 5.3, 5.2, 5.1, 5.0 management interface may allow a remote authenticated attacker to perform a stored cross site scripting (XSS) attack via sending request with specially crafted columnindex parameter.

  • 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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