Cross-Site Scripting Attack Types

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Q: A malicious attacker submits a Cross-site scripting (XSS) exploit code to an online web forum that the is vulnerable to this attack. When unsuspecting users visit the malicious attacker’s forum posting their session tokens are stolen and posted to the attacker’s server. Which of the following types of XSS attacks is the attacker performing?

a. Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF)

b. Persistent Cross-site Scripting (XSS)

c. Session Fixation

d. Non-persistent Cross-site Scripting (XSS)

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