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Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-45997

Security Researcher zer0, found a security vulnerability affecting infosecinstitute.com website and its users.

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Affected Website:infosecinstitute.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:zer0
Remediation Guide:OWASP XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet

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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:30 June, 2014 13:20 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:30 June, 2014 13:22 GMT
Website Operator Notified:30 June, 2014 13:22 GMT
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b. Using Open Bug Bounty notification framework
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Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
30 June, 2014 13:22 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:29 January, 2015 02:39 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.30 June, 2014 13:20 GMT

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Thank you Younes for the fantastic find, and quick reporting! The bug has been successfully fixed. Your swift and professional chain of correspondence, is certainly appreciated.
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