Cross-site Scripting (XSS) - Reflected in engintron/engintron


Reported on

Sep 7th 2021

✍️ Description

Cross-site Scripting (XSS) refers to client-side code injection attack wherein an attacker can execute malicious scripts into a legitimate website or web application. XSS occurs when a web application makes use of unvalidated or unencoded user input within the output it generates.

The user input POST parameter s of engintron.php is unsanitized resulting reflected cross site scripting.


Apply context-dependent encoding and/or validation to user input rendered on a page


We created a GitHub Issue asking the maintainers to create a 3 months ago
Ziding Zhang
3 months ago


Hey wtwver, I've just emailed the repository's maintainers for you.

We have contacted a member of the engintron team and are waiting to hear back 3 months ago
engintron/engintron maintainer validated this vulnerability 3 months ago
wtwver has been awarded the disclosure bounty
The fix bounty is now up for grabs
engintron/engintron maintainer confirmed that a fix has been merged on 9aec35 3 months ago
The fix bounty has been dropped