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CVE-2023-24737 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in PMB affects v. 7.4.6.

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Medium

Single Scan

Single Scan

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Estimated Time

10 sec

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Domain, Ipv4

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PMB, which stands for "Integrated Library System," is an open-source software used to manage library collections, circulation of materials, and cataloging of items. It provides tools to support acquisition, cataloging, and circulation of library resources, and can be customized to fit the needs of individual libraries. The system is popular among small-sized libraries and educational institutions as it offers various features that help manage library resources effectively while also providing seamless accessibility to library patrons.

Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in PMB, which affects version 7.4.6. The vulnerability has been identified as reflected cross-site scripting (XSS), and it can be exploited through the query parameter at /admin/convert/export_z3950.php. This vulnerability enabled attackers to inject scripts into web pages viewed by other users. These scripts can then steal sensitive information from users such as passwords, session tokens, or credit card details.

Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to various consequences that pose significant risks to libraries and their patrons. For instance, cybercriminals can inject malicious code that could redirect users to phishing sites or download malware on their computers. Attackers can also launch attacks to steal authentication credentials, which, when successful, can give them access to the internal networks of libraries, where sensitive library records and user data are stored.

In conclusion, protecting digital assets is crucial in the modern era of 21st-century cybersecurity. Securityforeveryone.com offers a platform that features the latest technologies to help individuals and businesses secure their digital assets. By using the platform, libraries and their IT departments can easily and quickly identify vulnerabilities in their digital assets and prevent potential cyber-attacks before they become a significant risk.

 

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