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Hotbot.com - XSS vulnerability in search engine



Hotbot.com - XSS vulnerability in search engine
Hotbot.com - XSS vulnerability in search engine



Hotbot.com - XSS vulnerability=0D
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Type: Cross site scripting=0D
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Date: June, 10th 2006=0D
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Discovered by: David "Aesthetico" Vieira-Kurz=0D
http://www.majorsecurity.de=0D 
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I found a bug in the search-engine of Hotbot("http://hotbot.com").=0D 
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Input passed to the "query" parameter in "index.php" is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. =0D
This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.=0D
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Sending a malicious code will result a code working on the page that pops up...=0D
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http://hotbot.com/index.php?query=[XSS CODE HERE]=0D 
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/index.php?query==0D
/index.php?query=3Cscript%3Ealert(document.cookie)%3C/script%3E


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