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CVE-2014-9617 Scanner

Detects 'Open Redirect' vulnerability in Netsweeper affects v. before 4.0.5.

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Netsweeper is a popular web filtering and content control software widely used in schools, libraries, and businesses to ensure online compliance with legal and ethical standards. The software is known for its ability to filter content based on a range of criteria, including keywords, categories, and user-defined content policies. 

However, as with most web filtering and security software, Netsweeper is not immune to vulnerabilities. One of the most severe vulnerabilities detected in this software is the CVE-2014-9617. This vulnerability was identified in the remotereporter/load_logfiles.php script and allowed attackers to redirect users to any arbitrary website by manipulating the URL parameter. 

If exploited, the CVE-2014-9617 vulnerability can lead to phishing attacks and other forms of cybercrime, such as identity theft and malware infection. Attackers can use this vulnerability to redirect users to fake login pages or to inject malicious content into legitimate websites, thereby compromising the security and privacy of unsuspecting users. 

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