HTTP request smuggling

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HTTP request smuggling is a security exploit on the HTTP protocol that uses inconsistency between the interpretation of Content-length and/or Transfer-encoding headers between HTTP server implementations in an HTTP proxy server chain.[1][2]


  1. ^ "CWE - CWE-444: Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling') (4.0)". Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  2. ^ "What is HTTP request smuggling? Tutorial & Examples | Web Security Academy". Retrieved 2020-03-13.