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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-1545
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:07:15
Published 28 Mar 2008 07:44:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-1545

Summary

The setRequestHeader method of the XMLHttpRequest object in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 does not restrict the dangerous Transfer-Encoding HTTP request header, which allows remote attackers to conduct HTTP request splitting and HTTP request smuggling attacks via a POST containing a "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" header and a request body with an incorrect chunk size.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Ie 7.0

  • Microsoft Ie 7.0.5730.11


References

XF - ie-setrequestheader-chunk-security-bypass(42804)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-0980

BUGTRAQ - 20080321 [MSA01240108] IE7 Transfer-Encoding: chunked allows Request Splitting/Smuggling.

MISC - http://www.mindedsecurity.com/MSA01240108.html

SREASON - 3786

SECUNIA - 29453


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:34