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

Valid

Reported on

Sep 9th 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 GET parameter username of pg_users.php is unsanitized resulting reflected cross site scripting.

Remediation

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

References

We have contacted a member of the podcastgenerator team and are waiting to hear back a year ago
podcastgenerator/podcastgenerator maintainer marked this as fixed with commit 038644 a year ago
The fix bounty has been dropped
This vulnerability will not receive a CVE
pg_users.php#L116 has been validated
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