Vulnerability identifier: #VU50607
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Ruby on Rails
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect victims to arbitrary URL.
The vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of user-supplied data, when the allowed host starts with a dot. 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.
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Vulnerable software versions
Ruby on Rails: 6.0.0 - 6.1.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?