#VU28145 Open redirect


Published: 2020-05-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28145

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-601

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Backdrop CMS
Web applications / CMS

Vendor: Backdrop CMS

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 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: 1.16.0 - 1.16.0-preview, 1.15.0 - 1.15.2, 1.14.0 - 1.14.4


CPE

External links
http://backdropcms.org/security/backdrop-sa-core-2020-003


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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