Summary

Acunetix 360 detected a possible Server-Side Request Forgery by measuring durations of different requests 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.

Severity

Medium

Classification

CWE-918 ISO27001-A.14.2.5 WASC-20 OWASP 2013-A1 OWASP 2017-A1