PT-2014-67: Open Redirect in InstantCMS

Vulnerable software


Version: 1.x


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Open Redirect
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 5.8
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

InstantCMS is a web content management system.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected an Open Redirect vulnerability in InstantCMS.

Open redirect in the set.php script allows remote attackers to control user redirection. This vulnerability can be exploited to conduct a series of attacks against users of the web application.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version.

Advisory status

26.12.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
28.12.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
26.12.2014 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by using Positive Technologies Application Inspector, the application security testing system


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