CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-08-30
Bugzilla: 852246: CVE-2012-3540 OpenStack-Horizon: Open redirect through 'next' parameter


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Open redirect vulnerability in views/ in OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) Essex (2012.1) allows remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks via a URL in the next parameter to auth/login/. NOTE: this issue was originally assigned CVE-2012-3542 by mistake.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3540 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHOS Essex Release (python-django-horizon) RHSA-2012:1380 October 16, 2012

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Thomas Biege of SUSE for reporting this issue.

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