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

CVE-2023-2388

Severity Low
Score 2.4/10

Summary

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Netgear SRX5308 up to 4.3.5-3. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file scgi-bin/platform.cgi?page=firewall_logs_email.htm of the component Web Management Interface. The manipulation of the argument smtpServer.fromAddr leads to cross site scripting. The attack may be launched remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. VDB-227666 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability. NOTE: The vendor was contacted early about this disclosure but did not respond in any way.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • 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