Parameter Pollution Attack

By
Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024
Vulnerability

Description

The web application is found to be vulnerable to HTTP Parameter Pollution attack.This attack allows an attacker to craft a HTTP request in order to manipulate or retrieve hidden information.This attack occurs when a target system accepts multiple parameters with the same name and handles them in a manner that might be insecure or unexpected.

Recommendation

HTTP parameters should be verified using filtering and processed using encoding techniques to avoid special characters that may be used for Http Parameter Pollution attacks.

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Written by
Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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