Vigil@nce - Node.js url-parse: open redirect
August 2018 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can deceive the user of Node.js url-parse, in order to redirect him to a malicious site.
Impacted products: Nodejs Modules not comprehensive.
Creation date: 03/08/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
The url-parse module can be installed on Node.js.
However, the web service accepts to redirect the victim with no warning, to an external site indicated by the attacker.
An attacker can therefore deceive the user of Node.js url-parse, in order to redirect him to a malicious site.
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