Multiple Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Storytlr 1.2.0


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Reflected Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability in Storytlr
Affected Software: Storytlr
Affected Versions: 1.2.0
Vendor Homepage: 
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Important
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-16-020

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URL for XSS vulnerability in Storytlr;

URL: /story/search/
Parameter Name: search
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: '><scRipt>alert(9)</scRipt>

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

07 Aug2016 – Issue reported
19 Dec 2016 – Advisory released

Credits & Authors

This issue has been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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