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Submission + - Practical HTTP Host header attacks

An anonymous reader writes: Trusting HTTP_HOST and its cousin SERVER_NAME has long been regarded as risky behavior. Nonetheless, plenty of popular web frameworks and applications still implicitly treat these user-supplied variables as entirely dependable. Practical HTTP Host header attacks introduces and illustrates two techniques that exploit such mistakes in Django, Joomla, Gallery and Varnish to poison caches and password reset emails alike. If only there was a canonical solution...
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Practical HTTP Host header attacks

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