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Open redirector (oC-SA-2013-022)

14th May 2013

Risk level: Low


Open redirect vulnerability in index.php (aka the Login Page) in ownCloud before 5.0.6 allows remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks via a URL in the redirect_url parameter.

Affected Software

  • ownCloud Server < 5.0.6 (CVE-2013-2044)

Action Taken

It is recommended that all instances are upgraded to ownCloud Server 5.0.6.


The ownCloud team thanks the following people for their research and responsible disclosure of the above advisory:

  • Mateusz Goik - AliantSoft - Vulnerability discovery and disclosure.