Web Cache Poisoning

Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
14 May 2024


A potential security risk arises when an unauthorized user can access sensitive data through web cache deception.


To mitigate this, ensure that file caching is based on the actual content type and not solely reliant on URL and file extension. This will help prevent unauthorised users from accessing sensitive information.

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Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
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