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ebi.ac.uk Open Redirect vulnerability
Open Bug Bounty ID: OBB-732124

Security Researcher maxy Helped patch 1227 vulnerabilities
Received 5 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 2 recommendations
, a holder of 5 badges for responsible and coordinated disclosure, found a security vulnerability affecting ebi.ac.uk website and its users.

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Affected Website:ebi.ac.uk  
Open Bug Bounty Program:View Open Bug Bounty Program
Vulnerable Application:Custom Code
Vulnerability Type:Open Redirect / CWE-601
CVSSv3 Score:3.4 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N]
Disclosure Standard:Coordinated Disclosure based on ISO 29147 guidelines
Discovered and Reported by:maxy Helped patch 1227 vulnerabilities
Received 5 Coordinated Disclosure badges
Received 2 recommendations
Remediation Guide:OWASP Open Redirect Cheat Sheet
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Coordinated Disclosure Timeline

Vulnerability Reported:27 January, 2019 03:27 GMT
Vulnerability Verified:27 January, 2019 03:42 GMT
Website Operator Notified via Bug Bounty:27 January, 2019 03:42 GMT
Public Report Published
[without any technical details]:
27 January, 2019 03:42 GMT
Vulnerability Fixed:15 September, 2019 02:32 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.26 February, 2019 03:27 GMT

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