CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 25, 2024
Updated: Mar 26, 2024
CWE ID 601
CWE ID 1286


CVE-2024-29041 is an open redirect vulnerability in Express.js, a web framework for node.js. This vulnerability affects versions of Express.js prior to 4.19.0 and all pre-release alpha and beta versions of 5.0. By using malformed URLs, an attacker can bypass a properly implemented allow list in Express applications, leading to an open redirect. The main method impacted is `res.location()` but it is also called within `res.redirect()`. The vulnerability has been fixed in version 4.19.2 and 5.0.0-beta.3. This vulnerability poses a medium risk to organizations as it requires user interaction and can potentially lead to unauthorized access or phishing attacks through the redirection to untrusted sites.

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