Self XSS to Good XSS Clickjacking

Arbaz Hussain
Jul 20, 2017 · 2 min read

Severity : High

Complexity: Easy

Weakness: Cross Site Scripting

  • While Testing one of the Private on HackerOne , I Land up on the following page.

  • Page contain’s Form To submit the detail’s of their application .


As soon as i started entering Payload in this Field , Pop up Appear’s .

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Since Form is Vulnerable to Self XSS ,But Plus Point was There was No X-Frame-Header or Click-jacking Protection . Which Make’s the Attack Easier And Converted it to Well Working XSS on Other User’s .

Simple Demo POC:

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