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

CVE-2023-0246

Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10

Summary

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in earclink ESPCMS P8.21120101. Affected is an unknown function of the component Content Handler. The manipulation leads to cross site scripting. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. VDB-218154 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • LOW
  • 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