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Re: [DAHAX-2013-001] Cloudflare XSS Vulnerability
From: jonathan schatz <jon () divisionbyzero com>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:31:31 -0700


On Aug 23, 2013, at 1:48 AM, Bart van Tuil <BvanTuil () descartes com> wrote:
Is it just me, or does it seem that **any** way to change the browser 
headers requires a degree of control that is same as, or higher than, 
the one we're trying to get?

I am sure there are a lot of ways (flash, javascript, objects) to 
modify headers. I just don't think it gets anyone anywhere.

Prereq > escalation? If someone finds an exception, I -am- listening ;)

Doesn't take away the fact that it's a nice find. Good going - thinking 
out of the box like this, Glenn.

the goal may be cache poisoning (in general, i can't comment on the cloudflare report), in which case modifying my own 
headers before a request is a perfectly reasonable attack vector. 

thanks,

-jon
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