This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect victims to arbitrary URL.
The vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of user-supplied data in the
destination query parameter in the
backdrop_goto() function. 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 update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Backdrop CMS: 1.14.0, 1.14.0-preview, 1.14.1, 1.14.2, 1.14.3, 1.14.4, 1.15.0, 1.15.0-preview, 1.15.1, 1.15.2, 1.16.0, 1.16.0-previewCPE
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.