#VU66400 Open redirect


Published: 2022-08-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66400

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33987

CWE-ID: CWE-601

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
got
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: sindresorhus

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect victims to arbitrary URL.

The vulnerability exists due to requested URLs are not verified and allow open redirection to a local UNIX socket. 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

got: 0.1.0 - 12.0.4


CPE

External links
http://github.com/sindresorhus/got/pull/2047
http://github.com/sindresorhus/got/compare/v12.0.3...v12.1.0
http://github.com/sindresorhus/got/releases/tag/v11.8.5


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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