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


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in eXo Chat Application. Affected is an unknown function of the file application/src/main/webapp/vue-app/components/ExoChatMessageComposer.vue of the component Mention Handler. The manipulation leads to cross site scripting. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. Upgrading to version 3.3.0-20220417 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 26bf307d3658d1403cfd5c3ad423ce4c4d1cb2dc. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-220212.

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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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