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Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities

Thread began 2/24/2015 1:16 pm by Armen | Last modified 2/24/2015 1:53 pm by Jason Byrnes | 395 views | 5 replies |

Armen

Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities

An eCart created form is causing a security issue according to McAfee. Jason, I can send you the report in a private message once you reply :-)

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

yes, please send the report

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Armen

see attached

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

thought the report, the comments say:

"comment: A significant portion of the XSS test payload appeared in the web page, but the page's DOM was not modified as
expected for a successful exploit. This result should be manually verified to determine its accuracy."


Since the DOM was not modified, this would mean there is no vulnerability detected.

what the comments mean is that they tried to perform a cross site scripting attack, a lot of the attempt is left in tact, but the crucial < and > characters needed to make the attack actually work are being converted to &lt; and &gt; html entities, thus negating the attack.

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Armen

Noted. Thank you!

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

you're welcome.

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