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Lightning DOM XSS Injection Issue Reported in Checkmarx

After execution of checkmarx report we are facing injection issue for one of our aura lightning component  Issue reported :  The application's <aura:component implements="force:appHostable,...
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FLS Create Security Risk still appears even though object is checked if it is creatable

So I have this code: obj.field1__c = 'placeholder'; if(MyCustomObject__c.sObjectType.getDescribe().isCreateable()){ insert obj; } When I receive the (Checkmarx Source Scanner report), I still get ...
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Checkmarx - Bulkify Apex Methods Using Collections In Methods

Recently I ran a checkmarx scan and saw this issue Query: Bulkify Apex Methods Using Collections In Methods I don't understand why checkmarx is showing this issue in few places and not in all methods....
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Checkmarx scanner says A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

I have a checkmarx issue in below VF page code as A3-Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) onclick <apex:facet name="header"> <input type="checkbox" value="{!C....
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Not able to fix checkmarx scanner issue

I am trying to fix checkmarx scanner issue in different ways but nothing helps to fix FLS Update and Crete. Below are the things I tried if(Schema.sObjectType.ProviderRecordQuestion__c.fields....
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Second order SOQl/SOSL injection error during checkmarx scan

I am getting SOQL injection at line originalObjectQuery += ' WHERE Id = '' + originalId + '''; How can i reslove this? public static Id close(Id originalId) { //** Build query to return the full ...
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How should we fix Client potential XSS for InnerText and InnerHTML

I am using below code in component to get the values in JS controller and the functionality is working fine, but in Checkmarx scan it's coming as a potential XSS issue and I am not able to fix these ...
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Query: Password APIs Issue on Salesforce Security Report

We have a scenario to allow the user to reset the password for the community users, We have used the following snippet System.resetPassword(userId, true); So its blocked in the security report under ...
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Package review fails with new undocumented issues

My Managed package (yearly) Security Review failed with new issues I was not aware of and which I could not find documented anywhere, E.g.: Stored XSS - "Avoid using escape=false unless ...
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How to run Source Code Scanner / Checkmarx against a Scratch Org?

Is it possible to run Source Code Scanner / Checkmarx against a Scratch Org? When I click the Login link on this page: https://security.secure.force.com/sourcescanner/ It redirects me to: https://...
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CheckMarx FLS Security Issue

I have applied updatable check still checkmarx report showing issues,Any idea.. Code: Account Ac=new Account(); Ac.level_of_care__c='hhs'; if(Schema.sobjecttype.Account.isUpdateable() && ...
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Checkmarx Security Scanner FLS Issues

I run the checkmarx scanner for app and received ~250 FLS issues, which is understood, because when the app developed it simply was not checked. However I have noticed that there are lots of cases ...
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Getting checkmarx FLS_Create Error in apex

Checkmarx is giving me the FLS_Create error in the below code. cv.PathOnClient = docName; cv.VersionData = requestbody; cv.ContentLocation = 'S'; cv....
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SOQL Injection error in the Checkmarx scanner report [duplicate]

I am facing below error: In the below Scenario, I have tested it properly but still in order to avoid the SOQL injection, But when I am running the Checkmarx I am getting error as below: public ...
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Checkmarx FLS Update validation

I have a code where Checkmarx gives me this notification FLS Update Method processRequest of abc.cls gets user input from element error_message__c. This input is later concatenated by the application ...
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checkmarx exception for dynamic DML, Ex: insert operation on input from method param

I am getting error as "SampleClass.cls Method sampleMethod at line 3 of classes\SampleClass.cls gets user input from the strVar element. This element’s value then flows through the code without being ...
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Fix checkmarx report issue Client DOM XSRF

In vfComponent parent.location = self.location; and in checkmarx report it is showing "component gets a parameter from a user request URL from element location. This parameter value flows ...
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Checkmarx report getting Recurring false postives

Salesforce complete org i have checked the details like security and Quality in this Checkmarx Report documentation showing Recurring false postives, if it is possible to remove recurring false ...
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Checkmarx XSS Vulnerability with Lightning.CreateComponent

I have a visualforce page which creates a lightning component with the with the attributes provided something like this ` <apex:page cache="false" showHeader="false" sidebar="false" ...
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Checkmarx Reflected XSS with getParameter

I have a visualforce page, which can have a parameter caseId. For example : https://myInstance/apex/myApp?caseId=500c000000DFyxW The VF page creates a lightning component, but needs to pass case Id ...
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The CheckMarx security scanner gives error on Client Potential XSS vulnerability [closed]

In the code scanning, I am facing the Client Potential XSS issue. Scan Result: Can anyone please provide me any solution on this? Thanks, Ragav
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Checkmarx Code Quality Warning

After running a Checkmarx scan it returned a code quality warning on a method due to Query: Bulkify Apex Methods Using Collections In Methods. The method is very simple: @AuraEnabled public ...
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Checkmarx Scanner is useless for CRUD and FLS issues checking?

Checkmarx report field Id (User Object) as FLS Create violation whenever the code checks for OwnerId (Account Object) field is createable. Is it false-positive result or can I enforce FLS somehow to ...
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RichText area field not eliminating XSS issue in checkmarx

I am writing escape=false in my VF Page like this. <apex:outputText escape="false" value="{!cr.Message__c}" rendered="{!(cr.Message__c)!= ''}"/><br/><br/> The Mesage__c is a custom ...
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check FLS and CRUD for more than one field

I have a code which inserts custom Note__c object by using 5 fields. I want to check FLS and CRUD permission field level wise as they are reported in the checkmarx report. I know we can write in if ...
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Checkmarx Force.com Security Source Scanner - any way to mark known false-positives?

For the Force.com Security Source Scanner, is there a mechanism of the same nature as eslint-disable-line for inhibiting known false-positive reports? With the false positives excluded, future scans ...
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Query: SOQL SOSL Injection in Security Review

While passing the app, I am still getting SOQL Injection errors in checkmarx. Please advise why this is: L 435: query += fmw.LeadFieldName + ', '; L 437: query = query.substring(0 , query.length()-2)...
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Salesforce security review - ID field fls create

In salesforce security review am getting a error FLS create which is for ID field. so when a FLS create error occurred, validated the isCreateable or isUpdatebale for update condtion. Here how to ...
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Code Scanner Report Query: XSRF Apex Serious Security Risk [duplicate]

I ran CheckMarx security code scanner and found this 1 security risk issue for a Button on Opportunity that opens a VF page (generates pdf). From the code report, here is the issue mentioned. Can ...
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Salesforce Checkmarx Integration

We need to setup the CheckMarx code scanner eclipse plug-in for Salesforce org. While scanning from eclipse we are getting the server connection error massage : 1. We have downloaded the CxSAST ...
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Error from security review

if(dupObjDel !=null && dupObjDel.size() > 0 ) { if(isSafeObjectDel( dupObjDel ) ) { delete dupObjDel; // ERROR in this line } } public ...
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checkmarx scan Dereferenced Field issue

I submitted code in checkmarx and in the result i got error as "Dereferenced Field" on following lines : source as : .... 61. else return new PageReference('/'+Vendor_Invoice_Line__c.sobjecttype....
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DML on page action

I have the following situation in my plate ... On page load, a modal pops up. The modal is invoked on an action attribute in apex:page. The method that is on the action has an upsert operation that ...
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checkmarx scanner results for custom settings

I get a lot of CRUD/FLS security risks on the checkmarx scanner results while scanning our managed package. Does one need CRUD/FLS checks on public custom settings or can they be considered as false ...
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The CheckMarx security scanner gives error on Stored XSS vulnerability

I have a javaScript method in my visualforce page, which is adding a css when page loads. Code adds the css to radio buttons to look similar to Lightning radio buttons. var Row = document....
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Bulkify Apex Methods Using Collections In Methods false positive?

Why would a simple method like @RemoteAction global static Custom__c upsertCustom(Custom__c custom){ upsert custom; return [SELECT Id, Name, CalculatedField__c FROM Custom__c WHERE Id = :...
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Unable to simulate FLS/CRUD security leaks although no checks in code

I recently checked my managed package using the Force.com Security chechker (by Checkmarx) and the tool listed a few CRUD and FLS issues in my Controller classes. Before fixing them I tried to better ...
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Why Is Checkmarx Taking So Long To Complete? [closed]

Recently submitted an app to the Force.com source code scanner by CheckMarx, after 5 days still there is no sign of scanning report. It will be helpful if that tool tells some approx waiting period. ...
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Prevent CRUD Delete/Insert/Update Checkmarx Issue for SObject in Apex Code

I am using Database methods for DML on SObjects. I am getting CRUD Delete issue in CheckMarx security scanner for below line: public SObject toDML; Database.delete(toDML, false); Can anyone help ...
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The CheckMarx security scanner says that these lines is a Query: XSRF Error

I have a visualforce which is just used to send the Json data when we make a callout to the page with some parameters passed in the URL. Error is showing in the following line. Please help in get ...
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The CheckMarx security scanner says that these lines is a Stored XSS

Do not know why checkmarx throwing these errors. As there is nothing that needs to be HTMLENCODE. Although VF page showing the data that is being added from Line 344 and 345 from a <apex:...
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"Client Cross Frame Scripting Attack" by Checkmarx Scanner for Visualforce component

I have got the Client Cross Frame Scripting Attack alert in the recent CheckMarx scanner. However, it points to an auto generated ID. I've seen the following links however, the I'm not sure about ...
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Client Cross Frame Scripting Attack by Checkmarx scanner for visualforce component, [duplicate]

I am Using visualforce component for insert and updating child record. this component is reusable for multiple objects, like account, contact, etc., as like we can use this. I am doing DML inside a ...
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XSS : Rich textarea content security review issue when using escape=false

I am getting user input through textarea as richtext and storing in object : <div class="col-md-12"> <div class="col-md-12"> <div class="form-group"> <...
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How to resolve Bulkify apex methods using collections in methods (Chckmarx issue)? [closed]

I have submitted my code for security review and got a few warnings for the Bulkify Apex Methods Using Collections In Methods. I have read the code best practices and also some stack exchange posts ...
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Security Review Scanner help

I ran the checkmarx security scanner and I got 1 item flagged as a "Bulkify Apex Methods" but I'm not 100% sure I get what's the issue there. Here's a screenshot of the Checkmarx issue. Can you ...
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ISCLONE() and Workflow Rules against CLONED records

I am trying to create some business logic that resets a cloned Opportunity check-box field to FALSE if that Opportunity record is cloned (our sales team will clone opportunities with the same accounts ...
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How to resolve Cross Site Request Forgery(CSRF) in salesforce?

In the VF page controller I am receiving the data in a page load method using ApexPages.currentPage().getParameters() and inserting the data in to one of the custom object. Every thing works fine. But ...
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Checkmarx results for appExchange entries

Our company's internal Information Security folks are used to using Veracode to scan web & app code. I understand appExchange entries are scanned via SFDC / Checkmarx. My question is: Is there ...
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Reflected XSS problem

Checkmarx is flagging these lines as Reflected XSS,Lately I have been doing a lot of research on this but couldn't solve this one can someone point me as to why these are major security threats? ...
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