PayPal XSS exploit available for two years?

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 4:47 PM EST

Despite the prompt action taken by PayPal to address the security flaw after it was reported by Netcraft last month, it became apparent that the very same flaw had been discovered and documented two years earlier. The page - cached by the Wayback Machine - describes a cross site scripting attack that affected donation pages for suspended users, and is the exact method exploited by the phishing attack in June 2006.

At Netcraft.

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