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URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect') vulnerability in "FORM" authentication feature Apache Tomcat. This issue affects Apache Tomcat versions 8.5.0 through 8.5.92, 9.0.0.M1 through 9.0.79, 10.1.0-M1 through 10.1.12, and 11.0.0-M1 through 11.0.0-M10. The vulnerability is limited to the ROOT (default) web application.

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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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