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URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')

CVE-2016-4604

Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10

Summary

Safari in Apple iOS before 9.3.3 allows remote attackers to spoof the displayed URL via an HTTP response specifying redirection to an invalid TCP port number.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • LOW
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-601 - Open Redirect

An open redirect attack employs a URL parameter, HTML refresh tags, or a DOM based location change to exploit the trust of a vulnerable domain to direct the users to a malicious website. The attack could lead to higher severity vulnerabilities such as unauthorized access control, account takeover, XSS, and more.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published