Open redirect in HPE IceWall Federation Agent

Published: 2017-05-29
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-8945
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
IceWall Federation Agent
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor HPE

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Open redirect


Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-8945

CWE-ID: CWE-601 - URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect website visitors to external websites.

The weakness exists due to incorrect validation of redirected URL. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted link and redirect the victim on potentially dangerous website.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to perform phishing attack.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IceWall Federation Agent: 3.0

External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.