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gov.scot Cross Site Scripting vulnerability


Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-1009812

Security Researcher 4N_CURZE Helped patch 1543 vulnerabilities
Received 7 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 13 recommendations
, a holder of 7 badges for responsible and coordinated disclosure, found a security vulnerability affecting gov.scot website and its users.

Following coordinated and responsible vulnerability disclosure guidelines of the ISO 29147 standard, Open Bug Bounty has:

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Affected Website:gov.scot  
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Vulnerable Application:Custom Code
Vulnerability Type:XSS (Cross Site Scripting) / CWE-79
CVSSv3 Score:6.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N]
Disclosure Standard:Coordinated Disclosure based on ISO 29147 guidelines
Discovered and Reported by:4N_CURZE Helped patch 1543 vulnerabilities
Received 7 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 13 recommendations
Remediation Guide:OWASP XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet
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Research's Comment:

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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:8 November, 2019 10:56 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:8 November, 2019 11:10 GMT
Website Operator Notified:8 November, 2019 11:10 GMT
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b. Using publicly available security contacts
c. Using Open Bug Bounty notification framework
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Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
8 November, 2019 11:10 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:11 December, 2019 19:45 GMT
Public Disclosure:  A security researcher can delete the report before public disclosure, afterwards the report cannot be deleted or modified anymore. The researcher can also postpone public disclosure date as long as reasonably required to remediate the vulnerability.8 December, 2019 10:56 GMT

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