CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 4, 2023
Updated: Oct 6, 2023


CVE-2023-4496 is a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability found in Easy Chat Server version 3.1 and earlier. The vulnerability allows for user-controlled inputs to be stored without sufficient encryption, specifically in the mtowho parameter via /body2.ghp (POST method). This vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.1 according to CVE-3.1, and it requires user interaction on the network. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the ability for attackers to execute malicious scripts within the context of the vulnerable application, potentially leading to unauthorized access or data manipulation. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update Easy Chat Server to a version that includes proper input neutralization during web page generation, thereby preventing XSS attacks.


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