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Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-727360

Security Researcher debsec Helped patch 4435 vulnerabilities
Received 10 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 90 recommendations
, a holder of 10 badges for responsible and coordinated disclosure, found a security vulnerability affecting c-span.org website and its users.

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Affected Website:c-span.org  
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:debsec Helped patch 4435 vulnerabilities
Received 10 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 90 recommendations
Remediation Guide:OWASP XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet
Export Vulnerability Data:Bugzilla Vulnerability Data
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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:21 January, 2019 04:21 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:21 January, 2019 04:28 GMT
Website Operator Notified via Bug Bounty:21 January, 2019 04:28 GMT
Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
21 January, 2019 04:28 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:11 February, 2019 15:41 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.20 February, 2019 04:21 GMT

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