[WEB SECURITY] Cross Site Scripting in Google

bugtraq at cgisecurity.net bugtraq at cgisecurity.net
Wed Jul 5 08:49:33 EDT 2006


Did you even bother to email them and let them know? Being that they're still vulnerable probably not....

- z

> 
> 
> Google is vulnerable to cross site scripting attacks.  I found a
> function built off their add RSS feed function that returns HTML if a
> valid feed is found.  It is intended as an AJAXy (dynamic JavaScript
> anyway) call from an inline function and the page is intended to do
> sanitation of the function.  However, that's too late, and it returns
> the HTML as a query string, that is rendered, regardless of the fact
> that it is simply a JavaScript snippet.
> 
> Here is the post that explains the whole thing:
> 
> http://ha.ckers.org/blog/20060704/cross-site-scripting-vulnerability-in-google/
> 
> 
> -RSnake
> http://ha.ckers.org/
> http://ha.ckers.org/xss.html
> http://ha.ckers.org/blog/feed/
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