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Cisco Bug: CSCta04885 - CSS May omit headers when processing client certificates

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Feb 22, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco CSS 11000 Series Content Services Switches

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Description (partial)

An issue in the validation of HTTP Requests by researcher George D. Gal of Virtual Security Research LLC.

This is documented at the following IntelliShield alert:


The CSS will only insert client certificate header information when a HTTP header terminator uses carriage return/line feed (CRLF) as per RFC 2612. Some web servers may however allow various permutations of this end-of-line terminator. If an unrecognized end-of-line terminator is detected client certificate header information insertion may fail.
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