Intrusion Prevention

Cross.Site.Scripting

Description

This indicates a potential cross-site scripting attack.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a popular web security issue. If a web application doesn't properly validate input from one user and uses it in the output for other users, attackers can exploit it to send malicious code to other users.

Affected Products

All web application environments are susceptible to cross-site scripting.

Impact

Remote attackers can execute arbitrary code or gain sensitive information.

Recommended Actions

Review the code of web application and check all places where user input could possibly become part of the output for other users.