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

CVE-2022-4822

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in FlatPress. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file setup/lib/main.lib.php of the component Setup. The manipulation leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be initiated remotely. The name of the patch is 5f23b4c2eac294cc0ba5e541f83a6f8a26f9fed1. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier VDB-217001 was assigned to this vulnerability.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published