CVSS 3.1 Score 7.3 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 2, 2024
Updated: Jan 23, 2024
CWE ID 601


CVE-2023-26159 is a vulnerability that affects versions of the package follow-redirects before 1.15.4. It is categorized as an Improper Input Validation vulnerability due to the improper handling of URLs by the url.parse() function. This vulnerability can be exploited by manipulating the hostname when new URL() throws an error, leading to a misinterpretation and potential redirection of traffic to a malicious site. The affected products include various versions of uFYND7, uFYND6, uFYND5, and others. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability includes information disclosure, phishing attacks, and other security breaches. To remediate the issue, users are advised to update their package to version 1.15.4 or newer.

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