Shadab Siddiqui a security researcher have just revealed several critical vulnerability at honeywell.com , redhat.com, pinterest.com, alshaya.com websites, cross site scripting vulnerability allows attacker to inject an iframe in the website to run a malicious script on visitors computers. Also it is possible to conduct a click jacking attack where a hacker can use a malicious script to urge user when clicking on any link to execute a malicious command.
Some snapshot for vulnerable URL’s were posted while having XSS vulnerability on a website will decrease client trust and makes customers at risk. As for Honeywell it should be one of the most secured website that uses all necessary security measures like web application firewalls and other requirement but this prove that even most secured website can be breached at any time.
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