Vulnerability identifier: #VU61810
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Netty project
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to preform HTTP request smuggling attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of HTTP requests when processing control chars present at the beginning / end of the header name. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the server and smuggle arbitrary HTTP headers.
Successful exploitation of vulnerability may allow an attacker to poison HTTP cache and perform phishing attacks.
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Vulnerable software versions
Netty: 4.1.0 - 4.1.70
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.