Yahoo Mail - Cross Site Scripting & Webfilter Bypass

Type vulnerlab
Reporter N/A - Anonymous
Modified 2011-06-29T00:00:00


                                            Document Title:
Yahoo Mail - Cross Site Scripting & Webfilter Bypass

Release Date:

Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):

Product & Service Introduction:
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Abstract Advisory Information:
An anonymous Laboratory Researcher discovered a cross site vulnerability (pass through filter)on Yahoo Mail.

Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2011-06-29:	Public or Non-Public Disclosure

Discovery Status:

Affected Product(s):

Exploitation Technique:

Severity Level:

Technical Details & Description:
A Cross Site Scripting bypass vulnerability is detected on the yahoo webfilter of the mailboxes.
Remote attackers can bypass the webfilter and compromise sessions or data via user inter action on mailings.

Vulnerability Type: 	Cross Site Filter Bypass Vulnerability (Remote)
Vulnerable Section: 	Yahoo Web Filter

Proof of Concept (PoC):
The vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers with high user inter action. For demonstration or reproduce ...

Send:			Hotmail HTML => Yahoo Mail Customer

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Security Risk:
The security risk of the vulnerability is estimated as medium.

Credits & Authors:
N/A - Anonymous

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