RUSTSEC-2020-0031

HTTP Request smuggling through malformed Transfer Encoding headers

Issued
Package
tiny_http (crates.io)
Type
Vulnerability
Aliases
Details
https://github.com/tiny-http/tiny-http/issues/173
Patched
  • >=0.8.0
  • ^0.6.3
Keywords
  • http
  • request-smuggling

Description

HTTP pipelining issues and request smuggling attacks are possible due to incorrect Transfer encoding header parsing.

It is possible conduct HTTP request smuggling attacks (CL:TE/TE:TE) by sending invalid Transfer Encoding headers.

By manipulating the HTTP response the attacker could poison a web-cache, perform an XSS attack, or obtain sensitive information from requests other than their own.

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