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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in django-openipam. This affects an unknown part of the file openipam/report/templates/report/exposed_hosts.html. The manipulation of the argument description leads to cross site scripting. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The name of the patch is a6223a1150d60cd036106ba6a8e676c1bfc3cc85. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier VDB-216189 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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