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XSS Vulnerability Identified in DataTables

Advisory by Netsparker.
Name: XSS Vulnerability in DataTables
Affected Software : DataTables
Affected Versions : 1.10.8 and possibly below
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Fixed
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-6584
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-15-014

Technical Details
Proof of Concept URL for XSS in DataTables:

Page: 6776.php
Parameter Name: scripts
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern:'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00807E)</scRipt>

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline
04/09/2015 - First Contact
08/09/2015 - Vendor Fixed
09/09/2015 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Onur Yilmaz while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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