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  • Target – ESET server identified by IP address, hostname, URL and so forth or the ESET product, including version number (see our KnowledgeBase article to determine the version number)
  • Type of issue – the type of vulnerability (e.g. according to OWASP, such as cross-site scripting, buffer overflow, SQL injection, etc.) and include a general description of the vulnerability.
  • Proof-of-concept and/or URL demonstrating the vulnerability – a demonstration of the vulnerability that shows how it works. Examples include:
    • URL containing payload – e.g. XSS in GET request parameters
    • Link to general checker – e.g. SSL vulnerabilities
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      (if uploading to a streaming service, please mark it as private)
    • Log file from ESET SysInspector (see how to create ESET SysInspector log) or Microsoft Problem Steps Recorder (see how to use Problem Steps Recorder), if applicable
    • Please provide as detailed a description as you can, or send us a combination of any of the previous choices.
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