Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in SourceCodester Online Payroll System 1.0. This vulnerability affects unknown code of the file /admin/deduction_edit.php. The manipulation of the argument description leads to cross site scripting. The attack can be initiated remotely. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-224992.
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.