opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com XSS vulnerability

2016-05-14T23:01:00
ID OBB:153059
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Spam404
Modified 2016-09-02T05:34:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/wp-includes/js/mediaelement/flashmediaelement.swf?jsinitfunctio%gn=alert`OPENBUGBOUNTY`
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| Unknown / Not calculated
VIP website status:| No
Check opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com SSL connection:| (Grade: F)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
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Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 14 May, 2016 23:01 GMT
Vulnerability existence verified and confirmed| 16 May, 2016 10:53 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 16 May, 2016 14:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 8 August, 2016 11:12 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 2 September, 2016 05:34 GMT