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cybersecurity weakness for pfSense: Cross Site Scripting - 18259

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of pfSense, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 06/11/2015.
Références of this computer vulnerability: pfSense-SA-15_08.webgui, VIGILANCE-VUL-18259.
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Description of the vulnerability

The pfSense product offers 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 pfSense, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This security vulnerability impacts software or systems such as pfSense.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security note.

Solutions for this threat

pfSense: version 2.2.5.
The version 2.2.5 is fixed:
  https://pfsense.org/download/
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