Open Forms up to 1.0.8/1.1.0 referer redirect

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Open Forms up to 1.0.8/1.1.0. Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation of the argument referer with an unknown input leads to a redirect vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-601. A web application accepts a user-controlled input that specifies a link to an external site, and uses that link in a Redirect. This simplifies phishing attacks. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Open Forms is an application for creating and publishing smart forms. Prior to versions 1.0.9 and 1.1.1, the cookie consent page in Open Forms contains an open redirect by injecting a `referer` querystring parameter and failing to validate the value. A malicious actor is able to redirect users to a website under their control, opening them up for phishing attacks. The redirect is initiated by the open forms backend which is a legimate page, making it less obvious to end users they are being redirected to a malicious website. Versions 1.0.9 and 1.1.1 contain patches for this issue. There are no known workarounds avaialble.

The weakness was released 06/13/2022 as GHSA-c97h-m5qf-j8mf. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-31040 since 05/18/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1204.001 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 1.0.9 or 1.1.1 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch 3e8c9cce386e548765783354694fbb9d7a6ea7d3 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.





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Class: Redirect
CWE: CWE-601
ATT&CK: T1204.001

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Open Forms 1.0.9/1.1.1
Patch: 3e8c9cce386e548765783354694fbb9d7a6ea7d3


05/18/2022 🔍
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Advisory: GHSA-c97h-m5qf-j8mf
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-31040 (🔍)


Created: 06/13/2022 09:12 PM
Changes: 06/13/2022 09:12 PM (51)
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