URL Redirection Vulnerability on Instagram !

Hey guys,

I think its high time I document all my findings, starting with instagram!

Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, tumbler and Flickr.

In the mid of May 2014, I came across a URL redirection vulnerability on Instagram, which basically redirects any logged in user to another malicious domain 😉

Redirection URL:




Submitted : May 11, 2014
Fixed On   : May 23, 2014
Bounty      : Yes

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