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usa.gov Cross Site Scripting vulnerability
Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-143832

Security Researcher Angelo Helped patch 428 vulnerabilities
Received 3 Coordinated Disclosure badges
, a holder of 3 badges for responsible and coordinated disclosure, found a security vulnerability affecting usa.gov website and its users.

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

      a. verified the vulnerability and confirmed its existence;
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Affected Website:usa.gov  
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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]
Discovered and Reported by:Angelo Helped patch 428 vulnerabilities
Received 3 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Remediation Guide:OWASP XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet

Vulnerable URL:

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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:28 March, 2016 21:05 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:28 March, 2016 21:08 GMT
Website Operator Notified:28 March, 2016 21:08 GMT
a. Using publicly available security contacts
b. Using Open Bug Bounty notification framework
c. Using security contacts provided by the researcher
Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
28 March, 2016 21:08 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:23 June, 2016 22:31 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.27 April, 2016 21:05 GMT

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