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OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) "next" Redirection Weakness

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Release Date:  2012-08-31    Views:  1,734

Secunia Advisory SA50480

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A weakness has been reported in OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon), which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

Input passed via the "next" parameter to auth/login/ is not properly verified before being used to redirect users. This can be exploited to redirect a user to an arbitrary website e.g. when a user clicks a specially crafted link to the affected script hosted on a trusted domain.

The weakness is reported in version Essex (2012.1).


Solution:
Fixed in the GIT repository.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Thomas Biege, SUSE.

Original Advisory:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/30/4
https://bugs.launchpad.net/horizon/+bug/1039077

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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