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Top 5 Most Viewed Bugs of 2016

  • April 15th , 2016

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Public vulnerability reports are security gold - everyone benefits from the shared knowledge. There are over 1600 publicly disclosed vulnerability reports on HackerOne, with more added each day. For every company or hacker that shares a report - thank you! The internet and all of us are safer because of your generous actions.

And so today we reveal — drumroll, please — the 5 Most Viewed HackerOne Vulnerability Reports of 2016 (so far).

#5: Tweet Deck XSS -Persistent- Group DM name

This XSS bug earned Wesecureapp $2,520 from Twitter. Why such an odd number? It’s a multiple of 140, which is the number of characters allowed in a Tweet.

#4: RCE by Flask Jinja2 Template Injection

This RCE from orange earned $10,000. Look at the timestamps to see how quickly Uber jumped on this and fixed it. Hackers, look how quickly they pay!

#3: Arbritrary file Upload on AirMax was the biggest earner on this list — $18,000. There was a great collaboration between 93c08539 and the company that allowed ample time for affected devices to be updated safely.

#2: DOM based XSS via Wistia embedding

This amazing find was matched with a blazing fast fix — 7 hours. It earned reactors08 a $1,152 bug bounty.

And at #1. By a lot: SSRF in https://imgur.com/vidgif/url

This was reported by Aesteral, part of HackerOne’s 90-90 Club (90+ percentile in Signal and Impact). It lit up the web stats the weekend it went public and all of HackerOne marveled at how widely it was read. Aesteral was awarded $2,000 for this clearly written and effective report.

Want to get on this list? Check out this article on how to share your reports.

Do you have any favorites from the list? Tell us about it on Twitter! #h1buglove.

― Rajesh F. Krishnan

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