Name :  Open Redirection Vulnerability in OpalCMS
Software :  OpalCMS 0.9.1 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage : 
Vulnerability Type :  Open Redirection
Severity :  Medium
Researcher :  Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference :  NS-13-005

Opal is a powerful Item & Content Management System powered by Ruby on Rails. You can use Opal for blogging, listing items, storing files/images/videos, or for powering any awesome website.


Opal is affected by Open Redirection vulnerability in version 0.9.1.


You can read the full article about Open Redirection vulnerabilities from here :


Advisory Timeline

30/04/2013 - First contact
01/05/2013 - Second contact - Sent the vulnerability details
01/05/2013 - OpalCMS replied
24/07/2013 - Third contact - No response
01/08/2013 - Advisory Released


It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.


Vendor Url / Patch :
MSL Advisory Link : /open-redirection-vulnerability-in-opal-cms/
Netsparker Advisories : /web-applications-advisories/

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