Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 2012-10-16


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