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

CVE-2022-45970

Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10

Summary

Alist is vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) via the bulletin board. Note: SCA AppSec team researched the issue and found out that it is still a security issue because This can only be modified by the admin user though when the admin has added any malicious code still the XSS can be replicated.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
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  • 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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published