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computer vulnerability note CVE-2015-6584

DataTables: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of DataTables, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted systems: Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 21/09/2015.
Références of this alert: CVE-2015-6584, VIGILANCE-VUL-17939.

Description of the vulnerability

The DataTables product is used by a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of DataTables, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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