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HTTP Header Injection Vulnerability

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HTTP Header Injection Vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/16/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/16/2010
Modified
06/20/2013

Description

Web applications that do not properly sanitize user input before using it as an HTTP header value are vulnerable to header injection (also called Response Splitting). This type of attack not only allows a malicious user to control the remaining headers and body of the response the application intends to send, but also allow them to create additional responses entirely under their control.

Solution(s)

  • http-generic-script-header-injection

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