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


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


A vulnerability was found in Kaltura mwEmbed up to 2.96.rc1 and classified as problematic. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file includes/DefaultSettings.php. The manipulation of the argument HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be initiated remotely. Upgrading to version 2.96.rc2 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 13b8812ebc8c9fa034eed91ab35ba8423a528c0b. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-217427.

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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.


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