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Security Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1ycGo5LXI4OTctd2M2cc4AAcSx
Open redirect in Apache Struts
The Struts 2 DefaultActionMapper used to support a method for short-circuit navigation state changes by prefixing parameters with "redirect:" or "redirectAction:", followed by a desired redirect target expression. This mechanism was intended to help with attaching navigational information to buttons within forms. Attackers could use this to redirect to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks.
In Struts 2 before 188.8.131.52 the information following "redirect:" or "redirectAction:" can easily be manipulated to redirect to an arbitrary location.Permalink: https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-rpj9-r897-wc6q
Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Published: over 1 year ago
Updated: 10 months ago
Identifiers: GHSA-rpj9-r897-wc6q, CVE-2013-2248
Fixed in: 184.108.40.206