Redmine vulnerable to open redirect


Redmine is a project management software. Redmine contains an open redirect vulnerability due to insufficient checking of the URL parameter.

Minoru Sakai of SCSK Corporation reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • Redmine versions prior to 2.5.1
  • Redmine versions prior to 2.4.5


A user who logs into Redmine may be redirected to an arbitrary website. As a result, the user may become a victim of a phishing attack.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Improper Input Validation(CWE-20) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-1985

  1. JVN : JVN#93004610
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-1985
Revision History

  • [2014/04/16]
      Web page was published