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


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in CesiumJS v1.111 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the victim's browser via sending a crafted payload to /container_files/public_html/doc/index.html. NOTE: the vendor's position is that Apps/Sandcastle/standalone.html is part of the CesiumGS/cesium GitHub repository, but is demo code that is not part of the CesiumJS JavaScript library product.

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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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