Bug 162245 - CAN-2005-2088 httpd proxy request smuggling
CAN-2005-2088 httpd proxy request smuggling
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
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Reported: 2005-07-01 09:39 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-03 11:00:32 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-07-01 09:39:51 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #162244 +++

When using apache as a proxy, it is vulnerable to request smuggling.

(taken from bugtraq)

> "We describe a new web entity attack technique � �HTTP Request
> Smuggling�. The attack technique and the derived attacks are relevant
> to most web environments and is the result of a HTTP server or
> device�s failure to properly handle malformed inbound HTTP requests.
> HTTP Request Smuggling works by taking advantage of the discrepancies
> in parsing when one or more HTTP devices/entities (e.g. Cache Server,
> Proxy Server, Web Application Firewall, etc.) are in the data flow
> between the user and the web server. HTTP Request Smuggling enables
> various attacks � web cache poisoning, session hijacking, cross-site
> scripting and most serious the ability to bypass web application
> firewall protection.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-07-01 09:41:23 EDT
This issue also affects FC3

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