86565 : F5 FirePass SSL VPN my.activation.cns.php3 refreshURL Parameter Arbitrary Site Redirect
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Disclosure Date
Time to Vendor Response
4 days


F5 FirePass SSL VPN contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site redirection attack. This flaw exists because the application does not validate the 'refreshURL' parameter upon submission to the my.activation.cns.php3 script. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL, that if clicked, would redirect a victim from the intended legitimate web site to an arbitrary web site of the attacker's choosing. Such attacks are useful as the crafted URL initially appear to be a web page of a trusted site. This could be leveraged to direct an unsuspecting user to a web page containing attacks that target client side software such as a web browser or document rendering programs.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related, Security Software


OSVDB is not aware of a solution for this vulnerability.


F5 Networks, Inc.
FirePass SSL VPN
4xxx Series



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