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GoAhead Server HTTP Header Injection Vulnerability CVE-2019-16645

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
8.6
Vulnerability description

Embedthis GoAhead is prone to an HTTP header injection vulnerability.

Risk description

For certain pages, Embedthis GoAhead creates links containing a hostname obtained from an arbitrary HTTP Host header sent by an attacker. An attacker can potentially use this vulnerability in a phishing attack.

Recommendation

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Sep 20, 2019
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available