nsf.gov XSS vulnerability

2016-08-17T13:51:00
ID OBB:176103
Type openbugbounty
Reporter MLT
Modified 2016-12-14T07:07:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
https://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/mobile-good-bye?javascript:alert%28%27OPENBUGBOUNTY%27%29%0ACLICKME
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 20188
VIP website status:| Yes
Check nsf.gov SSL connection:| (Grade: B-)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 17 August, 2016 13:51 GMT
Vulnerability existence verified and confirmed| 1 September, 2016 07:06 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 1 September, 2016 07:06 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 1 September, 2016 10:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 24 November, 2016 07:13 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 14 December, 2016 07:07 GMT