#VU52942 HTTP response splitting

Published: 2021-05-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU52942

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-32052


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Web applications / CMS

Vendor: Django Software Foundation


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform HTTP splitting attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to software does not correctly processes CRLF character sequences in URLValidator. A remote attacker can send specially crafted request containing CRLF sequence and make the application to send a split HTTP response.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker perform cache poisoning attack.

Note, the vulnerability affects Django installations on Python 3.9.5+.

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Vulnerable software versions

Django: 3.0 - 3.2.1, 2.0 - 2.2.21


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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