When tolerance causes weakness: the case of injection-friendly browsers

@inproceedings{Gilad2013WhenTC,
  title={When tolerance causes weakness: the case of injection-friendly browsers},
  author={Yossi Gilad and Amir Herzberg},
  booktitle={WWW},
  year={2013}
}
We present a practical off-path TCP-injection attack for connections between current, non-buggy browsers and web-servers. The attack allows web-cache poisoning with malicious objects; these objects can be cached for long time period, exposing any user of that cache to XSS, CSRF and phishing attacks. In contrast to previous TCP-injection attacks, we assume neither vulnerabilities such as client-malware nor predictable choice of client port or IP-ID. We only exploit subtle details of HTTP and… CONTINUE READING

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