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Cisco Bug: CSCus79174 - non-HTTP traffic on HTTP ports is passed through without inspection

Last Modified

Jan 28, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco Web Security Appliance

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Description (partial)

A vulnerability in the proxy engine of the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass the
security restriction.

The vulnerability is due to improper handling of malformed HTTP methods. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by crafting an improper
HTTP method. An exploit could allow the attacker to circumvent the WSA's ability to prevent proxied network traffic.

Default installation of an affected release of the WSA.
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