CVE-2023-27151-HTML injection-Activity tracker

  • Vendor of the product(s) –
  • Product Name – OpenCRX
  • Version – exact ver of the product which is vulnerable – 5.2.0
  • Affected component(s) – Search Criteria-Activity Number
  • Attack vector(s) – Web Application
  • Suggested description of the vulnerability for use in the CVE- HTML injection on the Search Criteria-Activity Number
  • Discoverer(s)/Credits – your name -Nandini Sharma
  • Step by Step POC written in sequential order – prepare a word file for all this.


Title:  HTML injection at Search Criteria-Activity Number



HTML Injection is a type of web application security vulnerability where an attacker is able to inject malicious HTML code into a web page viewed by other users.  The attack can be launched by an attacker who enters specially crafted HTML code, such as script tags or iframe elements, into the input field. The web application may then display this malicious HTML code to other users, potentially executing the code in their web browser and allowing the attacker to carry out their malicious actions.


eSecForte Technologies Security Researcher – Nandini Sharma reported a HTML Injection

Description: HTML Injection in which attacker simple insert payload at Search Criteria-Activity Number and it executed when attacker save the Search Criteria-Activity Number

Platform/Product: OpenCRX

Vulnerability Name: Html Injection

Affected Component: Activity Search Criteria-Activity Number

Attack Type:



HTML injection can result in the modification of web page content or the execution of malicious scripts, leading to the theft of sensitive information, malware distribution, phishing attacks, defacement of websites, or denial of service. It can have a significant impact on the reputation and security of a website and the organization that runs it.



Preventing HTML injection requires proper input validation and sanitization of user input.

Method of Exploitation

Step to reproduce: –

Step-2 Now, create new Search Criteria-Activity Number in the Saved Search Activity as shown below: –

Step-3 Now, Insert Html payload in the Name, Description and Activity Number field as shown below: – Paylaod – <font color=”blue”>Esecforte</font>

Step-4 Now, click on the save button to save this activity. It has been observed by the auditor that HTML payload executed.


Nandini Sharma from eSec Forte Technologies Pvt. Ltd