Apache httpd Expect header Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2006-3918)
|4||(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)||July 26, 2006||July 26, 2006||February 12, 2015|
The affected asset is vulnerable to this Apache vulnerability ONLY if an attacker can influence the Expect header, for example using Flash. Review your Web server configuration for validation.
A flaw in the handling of invalid Expect headers. If an attacker can influence the Expect header that a victim sends to a target site they could perform a cross-site scripting attack. It is known that some versions of Flash can set an arbitrary Expect header which can trigger this flaw. Not marked as a security issue for 2.0 or 2.2 as the cross-site scripting is only returned to the victim after the server times out a connection.
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