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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