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URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


Cloud Foundry UAA, versions 3.x through 3.20.0, 4.1.0 and prior to 4.19.0 except 4.10.1, 4.10.2, 4.12.3, 4.12.4, 4.13.0, 4.7.5, 4.7.6 and uaa-release versions later than v48 and prior to v60 except v55.1 and v52.9, does not validate redirect URL values on a form parameter used for internal UAA redirects on the login page, allowing open redirects. A remote attacker can craft a malicious link that, when clicked, will redirect users to arbitrary websites after a successful login attempt.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published