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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


A vulnerability was found in Alinto SOGo up to 5.7.1. It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown part of the file SoObjects/SOGo/NSString+Utilities.m of the component Folder/Mail Handler. The manipulation leads to cross site scripting. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. Upgrading to version 5.8.0 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 1e0f5f00890f751e84d67be4f139dd7f00faa5f3. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier VDB-215961 was assigned to this vulnerability.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

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