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ebi.ac.uk Cross Site Scripting vulnerability
Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-708193

Security Researcher dio2747 Helped patch 16 vulnerabilities
Received 2 Coordinated Disclosure badges
, a holder of 2 badges for responsible and coordinated disclosure, found a security vulnerability affecting ebi.ac.uk 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;
      b. notified the website operator about its existence.

Affected Website:ebi.ac.uk  
Open Bug Bounty Program:View Open Bug Bounty Program
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:dio2747 Helped patch 16 vulnerabilities
Received 2 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Remediation Guide:OWASP XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet
Export Vulnerability Data:Bugzilla Vulnerability Data
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XML Vulnerability Data [ XSD ]

Vulnerable URL:

HTTP POST data:

Screenshot: ebi.ac.uk  vulnerability

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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:6 December, 2018 20:08 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:6 December, 2018 20:24 GMT
Website Operator Notified via Bug Bounty:6 December, 2018 20:24 GMT
Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
6 December, 2018 20:24 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:7 March, 2019 12:46 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.5 January, 2019 20:08 GMT

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ebi.ac.uk

Website Overview

The website ebi.ac.uk is part of a bug bounty program run by EMBL-EBI:

Alexa Global Rank:15,542
SSL/TLS Server Test:N/A    
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