Grindr Bug Bounty - Denial of Service Vulnerability

Type vulnerlab
Reporter Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team]
Modified 2015-05-05T00:00:00


                                            Document Title:
Grindr Bug Bounty - Denial of Service Vulnerability



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Technical Details & Description:
The video demonstrates due to a crowd contest a local and remote denial of service vulnerability in the profile.
The attacker injects multiple termination strings (%00%20%00%20%00) to the Display Name input field of the Edit Profile module.
After the inject the service stored the malicious values as DisplayName. After the inject a random user is processing to click in the profile the
contact information (facebook/twitter). After that the victim wants to copy the link and an internal service corruption occurs thats crashs the mobile app.
The issue is local and remote exploitable.

Vulnerable Module(s):
[+] Edit Profile

Vulnerable Parameter(s): (Input)
[+] Display Name

Affected Module(s):
[+] Contact > Social Network > Copy Link

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Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team]

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