Web Server Generic 3xx Redirect

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33927
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Synopsis

The remote web server allows redirects to arbitrary domains.

Description

The remote web server is configured to redirect users using a HTTP 302, 303 or 307 response. However, the server can redirect to a domain that includes components included in the original request.

A remote attacker could exploit this by crafting a URL which appears to resolve to the remote server, but redirects to a malicious location.

Solution

Contact the web server vendor for a fix.

See Also

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Phishing

http://www.technicalinfo.net/papers/Phishing.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33927

File Name: redirect_30x_arbitary_domain.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 8/18/2008

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: find_service2.nasl, http_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

Reference Information

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990