#VU26527 Open redirect


Published: 2020-04-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26527

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1927

CWE-ID: CWE-601

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache HTTP Server
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Apache Foundation

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 some "mod_rewrite" configurations. 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

Apache HTTP Server: 2.4.0 - 2.4.41


CPE

External links
http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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