Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Squid host header cache poisoning attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when a request has been made to Squid proxy which returns cache content from somewhere other than hostname specified in absolute URI from request line Impact: Results in future requests made to poisoned hostname to return content not originating from hostname Details: Ease of Attack: Simple

What To Look For

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Known Usage

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False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

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