Open redirect in Yahoo Athenz



Published: 2019-12-16
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-601
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Yahoo

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Open redirect

EUVDB-ID: #VU23609

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect victims to arbitrary URL.

The vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can create a link that leads to a trusted website, however, when clicked, redirects the victim to arbitrary domain.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to perform a phishing attack and steal potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Athenz: 1.0 - 1.8.24


CPE2.3 External links

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN57070811/index.html
http://github.com/yahoo/athenz/pull/700

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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