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URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


In Pollbot before version 1.4.6 there is an open redirection vulnerability in the path of and An attacker can redirect anyone to malicious sites. To Reproduce type in this URL: "". Affected versions will redirect to that website when you inject a payload like "//". This is fixed in version 1.4.6.

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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

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