How to get a query string value in JS?

Learn how to get a query string value in JavaScript without jQuery
14 August 2017   2404

You can solve this issue even without jQuery. Here's the code:

function getParameterByName(name, url) {
    if (!url) url = window.location.href;
    name = name.replace(/[\[\]]/g, "\\$&");
    var regex = new RegExp("[?&]" + name + "(=([^&#]*)|&|#|$)"),
        results = regex.exec(url);
    if (!results) return null;
    if (!results[2]) return '';
    return decodeURIComponent(results[2].replace(/\+/g, " "));


// query string: ?foo=lorem&bar=&baz
var foo = getParameterByName('foo'); // "lorem"
var bar = getParameterByName('bar'); // "" (present with empty value)
var baz = getParameterByName('baz'); // "" (present with no value)
var qux = getParameterByName('qux'); // null (absent)

Please note: If a parameter is present several times (?foo=lorem&foo=ipsum), you will get the first value (lorem).

Supra Smart Cloud TV to be Hacked

Now hacker can replace video being watched with own content
04 June 2019   298

A vulnerability has been identified on the Supra Smart Cloud TV (CVE-2019-12477). It makes possible to replace the transmission currently being watched for the content of the attacker. As an example, the output of a bogus emergency warning is shown.

To attack, just send a specially designed network request that does not require authentication. In particular, hacker can contact the handler "/ remote / media_control? Action = setUri & uri =" by specifying the URL of the m3u8 file with the video parameters, for example " .com / fake_broadcast_message.m3u8 ".

In most cases, access to the IP address of the TV is limited to the internal network, but since the request is sent via HTTP, it is possible to use methods to access internal resources when the user opens a specially designed external page (for example, under the request of a picture or using the DNS rebinding method).