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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


A vulnerability has been found in SourceCodester Online Eyewear Shop 1.0 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function registration of the file oews/classes/Users.php of the component POST Request Handler. The manipulation of the argument firstname/middlename/lastname/email/contact leads to cross site scripting. The attack can be launched remotely. The identifier VDB-220369 was assigned to this vulnerability.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

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