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espn.com Cross Site Scripting vulnerability
Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-224882

Security Researcher thedawgyg Helped patch 402 vulnerabilities
Received 2 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 4 recommendations
, a holder of 2 badges for responsible and coordinated disclosure, found a security vulnerability affecting espn.com website and its users.

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Affected Website:espn.com  
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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:thedawgyg Helped patch 402 vulnerabilities
Received 2 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 4 recommendations
Remediation Guide:OWASP XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet

Vulnerable URL:

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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:14 April, 2017 15:53 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:14 April, 2017 15:56 GMT
Website Operator Notified:14 April, 2017 15:56 GMT
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b. Using Open Bug Bounty notification framework
c. Using security contacts provided by the researcher
Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
14 April, 2017 15:56 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:7 August, 2018 15:25 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.14 May, 2017 15:53 GMT

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