Open redirect in Ruby on Rails



Published: 2021-05-10
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-22903
CWE-ID CWE-601
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Rails

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Open redirect

EUVDB-ID: #VU53003

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-22903

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 in Action Pack. 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

Ruby on Rails: 6.1.0 - 6.1.3.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/100

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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