Proofpoint Enterprise Protection is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Admin Smart Search feature. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim’s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim’s cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS 3.0 Information
Privileges Required: None
User Interaction: Required
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: High
Availability Impact: High
Remediation Level: Official Fix
Refer to PFPT-SA-2022-0002 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
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