Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Reflected XSS Vulnerability in Storytlr
Affected Software : Storytlr
Affected Versions: 1.2.0
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Not Fixed
Netsparker 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 read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline
07 Aug2016 - Issue reported
19 Dec 2016 - Advisory released


Credits & Authors
This issues has been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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