CVE-2017-16652

NameCVE-2017-16652
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Symfony 2.7.x before 2.7.38, 2.8.x before 2.8.31, 3.2.x before 3.2.14, and 3.3.x before 3.3.13. DefaultAuthenticationSuccessHandler or DefaultAuthenticationFailureHandler takes the content of the _target_path parameter and generates a redirect response, but no check is performed on the path, which could be an absolute URL to an external domain. This Open redirect vulnerability can be exploited for example to mount effective phishing attacks.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
symfony (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.3.21+dfsg-4+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch2.8.7+dfsg-1.3vulnerable
buster, sid3.4.6+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
symfonysource(unstable)3.4.0+dfsg-1

Notes

https://symfony.com/blog/cve-2017-16652-open-redirect-vulnerability-on-security-handlers
https://github.com/symfony/symfony/pull/24995
See CVE-2018-11408 for incomplete fix

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