CRLF Attacks

“HTTP Response Splitting is a new application attack technique which enables various new attacks such as web cache poisoning, cross user defacement, hijacking pages with sensitive user information and an old favorite, cross-site scripting (XSS).
This attack technique, and the derived attacks from it, are relevant to most web environments and is the result of the application’s failure to reject illegal user input, in this case, input containing malicious or unexpected characters.”

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~ by Balle on July 6, 2007.

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