Open forward

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Description

An open forward is an application that takes a parameter and forwards a user to another part of the application without any validation or access control checks. This may allow an attacker to bypass access control checks, especially those enforced externally, such as by a web server.


Risk Factors

TBD

Examples

http://www.vulnerable.com?forward=/accounts?id=1010


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