OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) next parameter open redirect

openstackdashboard-next-open-redirect (78196) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability in the /auth/login page and auth_forms.py script. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the next parameter in a specially-crafted URL to redirect a victim to arbitrary Web sites.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) GIT Repository Web site. See References.

References:

  • OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) Web Site: 2012.1 "essex" : Series essex : OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon).
  • OpenStack Dashboard GIT Repository Web Site: Fix open redirect in Horizon.
  • OSSA 2012-012: Horizon, Open redirect through 'next' parameter (CVE-2012-3542).
  • BID-55326: OpenStack Keystone CVE-2012-3542 Unauthorized Access Vulnerability
  • BID-55329: OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) CVE-2012-3540 Redirect Module Open Redirection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-3540: Open redirect vulnerability in views/auth_forms.py 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.
  • CVE-2012-3542: OpenStack Keystone, as used in OpenStack Folsom before folsom-rc1 and OpenStack Essex (2012.1), allows remote attackers to add an arbitrary user to an arbitrary tenant via a request to update the user's default tenant to the administrative API. NOTE: this identifier was originally incorrectly assigned to an open redirect issue, but the correct identifier for that issue is CVE-2012-3540.
  • SA50467: OpenStack Keystone Tenant Update Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • SA50480: OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) "next" Redirection Weakness

Platforms Affected:

  • OpenStack Dashboard OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) 2012.1

Reported:

Aug 30, 2012

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