Google says it fixed the issue two hours after it was discovered.
Fans of singer Justin Bieber were targets of a cross-site scripting vulnerability in YouTube
, reports eWEEK
. The vulnerability allows attackers to insert HTML code into YouTube pages devoted to Bieber. Fan were redirected to pages containing adult content, as well as being bombarded with numerous pop-up messages.
Google says it fixed the issue two hours after it was discovered, according to TheCelebrityCafe.com. A spokesman says:
We're continuing to study the vulnerability to help prevent similar issues in the future.