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reuters.com Security Vulnerability

On the 16.11.2016 security researcher bananascript Twitter: @bananascript
Approved XSS vulnerabilities: 73
Approved XSS vulnerabilities on VIP websites: 18
disclosed XSS vulnerability affecting reuters.com website.

On the 16.11.2016 security researcher bananascript discovered and reported XSS vulnerability affecting reuters.com

On our side, we have notified website owner via all reasonable communication channels about the vulnerability, so it can be patched as quickly as possible.

Currently the vulnerability is patched and does not represent any security risk for the website or its visitors.

Vulnerability Details

Open Bug Bounty ID:

OBB-193011

reuters.com Description

Business & Financial News, Breaking US & International News | Reuters. Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, entertainment, technology, video and pictures.

Vulnerable URL:

http://www.reuters.com/finance/currencies/quote?srcAmt="><script>alert ('OPENBUGBOUNTY')</script><meta foo="&srcCurr="><script>alert('OPENBUGBOUNTY')</script><meta foo="&destAmt="><script>alert('OPENBUGBOUNTY')</script><meta foo="&destCurr="><script>alert('OPENBUGBOUNTY')</script><meta foo="

Research's Comment:

All parameter values are reflected in unencoded form in multiple places.

Notes:

Page loads slowly when exploiting all parameters at once.

Example URL does not bypass xss auditor - test in Firefox.

Other details:

Patched:Yes, at 16.11.2016
Latest check for patch:16.11.2016 09:56 GMT
Vulnerability type:XSS
Vulnerability status:Publicly disclosed
Alexa Rank457
VIP website status:Yes
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Notification & Disclosure Timeline

16 November, 2016 at 07:22 GMTVulnerability reported via Full Disclosure
16 November, 2016 at 07:25 GMTNotification sent to generic security emails
16 November, 2016 at 07:25 GMTVulnerability details publicly disclosed
25 December, 2016 at 14:33 GMTVulnerability patched and marked as fixed

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