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Unvalidated Redirects and Forwards

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Unvalidated Redirects and Forwards

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/02/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/24/2011
Modified
06/20/2013

Description

An open redirect vulnerability is an application that takes a parameter and redirects a user to the parameter value, such a Web site, without validation. Attackers exploit this vulnerability with phishing e-mails that cause users to visit malicious sites inadvertently.

This is one of OWASP Top Ten flaws in the Code Injection category.

Solution(s)

  • spider-param-unchecked-redirect

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