In the XSS Protection API module before 1.0.12 in Apache Sling, the encoding done by the XSSAPI.encodeForJSString() method is not restrictive enough and for some input patterns allows script tags to pass through unencoded, leading to potential XSS vulnerabilities.
Published 2017-07-19 15:29:00
Updated 2020-07-01 13:41:32
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-5394

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 29 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-5394

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
6.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
2.8
2.7
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-5394

References for CVE-2016-5394

Products affected by CVE-2016-5394

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