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OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities - HTTP Request Splitting

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HTTP Request Splitting

Root Cause Summary

insecure coding/HTTP parsing errors/caching

Browser / Standards Solution

Sanitize HTTP requests and responses

Perimeter Solution

  • Sanitize HTTP headers
  • Avoid HTTP connection sharing

Generic Framework Solution

Sanitize HTTP headers

Custom Framework Solution


Custom Code Solution


Discussion / Controversy


HTTP Message Splitting, Smuggling and Other Animals (Amit Klein, OWASP)