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Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS)

CVE-2024-1606

Severity Medium
Score 4.6/10

Summary

Lack of input sanitization in BMC Control-M branches 9.0.20 and 9.0.21 allows logged-in users for¬†manipulation of generated web pages via injection of HTML code. This might lead to a successful phishing attack for example by tricking users into using a hyperlink pointing to a website controlled by an attacker. Fix for 9.0.20 branch was released in version 9.0.20.238.¬†Fix for 9.0.21 branch was released in version 9.0.21.200.

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  • NETWORK
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  • REQUIRED
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CWE-80 - Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS)

The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published