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URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')

CVE-2021-22141

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

An Open Redirect flaw was found in Kibana versions prior to 6.8.16 and 7.x prior to 7.12.1. If a logged in user visits a maliciously crafted URL, it could result in Kibana redirecting the user to an arbitrary website.

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  • NETWORK
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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
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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