Reflected XSS Vulnerability at `_detail/?lang` parameter in splitbrain/dokuwiki-plugin-translation
May 27th 2023
Reflected XSS vulnerability allows attackers to exploit the trust placed by a web application in user-supplied input, such as query parameters or form fields. In this case, the vulnerability was found in the following URL:
Proof of Concept
If successfully exploited, this vulnerability could lead to several adverse consequences, including:
Theft of sensitive information: An attacker could leverage the vulnerability to trick users into submitting their sensitive information, such as login credentials, which could then be intercepted and misused.
Malicious actions on behalf of the user: By injecting malicious code, an attacker could manipulate the victim's browser session, leading to unauthorized actions being performed on behalf of the user, potentially compromising the entire system.