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CVE-2014-9607 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in Netsweeper affects v. 4.0.3 and 4.0.4.

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Medium

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Netsweeper is a widely used software product that allows organizations to monitor and filter internet traffic, thus ensuring that employees are following policies put in place for internet usage. It is used in a variety of settings, such as schools, businesses, and government institutions, to keep track of their internet traffic and ensure that it is in line with their objectives.

However, despite its popularity, Netsweeper is not immune to vulnerabilities. CVE-2014-9607 is one such vulnerability that has been detected in Netsweeper 4.0.3 and 4.0.4. This cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in remotereporter/load_logfiles.php can be exploited by remote attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts or HTML via the url parameter.

If this vulnerability is exploited, it could lead to a number of serious consequences. Attackers could potentially steal sensitive data that is transmitted through the internet. They could also gain access to sensitive information stored on the company's servers. This means that any organization using Netsweeper needs to take steps to protect themselves against this vulnerability.

At SecurityforEveryone.com, we provide a platform where individuals and organizations can easily and quickly learn about vulnerabilities in their digital assets. By utilizing our pro features, individuals can scan their websites and networks for vulnerabilities such as XSS and receive a comprehensive report detailing their weaknesses. Thanks to this unique platform, our users can take proactive steps to protect against vulnerabilities, like CVE-2014-9607, before they cause serious damage.

 

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