Summary

Netsparker detected a possible Server-Side Request Forgery by capturing a DNS request that was made to Netsparker Hawk but was unable to confirm the vulnerability.

Impact

Server-Side Request Forgery allows an attacker to make local and/or remote network requests while masquerading as the target server.

Remediation

  • Where possible, do not use users' input for URLs.
  • If you definitely need dynamic URLs, use whitelisting. Make a list of valid, accepted URLs and do not accept other URLs.
  • Ensure that you only accept URLs those are located on the trusted domains.

Classifications
OWASP 2013-A1
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