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* [PATCH] extras/exec_cgi: fix for HTTPoxy vulnerability
@ 2016-08-05  7:01 Eric Wong
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From: Eric Wong @ 2016-08-05  7:01 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: yahns-public

Bad clients may set the Proxy: header in the response and
cause any CGI programs we execute to use the value of that
header as the HTTP proxy.  This affects folks calling code
which respects the HTTP_PROXY environment variable in CGI

ref: https://httpoxy.org/
 extras/exec_cgi.rb | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/extras/exec_cgi.rb b/extras/exec_cgi.rb
index 6bb40c1..b546e1f 100644
--- a/extras/exec_cgi.rb
+++ b/extras/exec_cgi.rb
@@ -86,6 +86,7 @@ def initialize(*args)
   # Calls the app
   def call(env)
+    env.delete('HTTP_PROXY') # ref: https://httpoxy.org/
     cgi_env = { "GATEWAY_INTERFACE" => "CGI/1.1" }
     PASS_VARS.each { |key| val = env[key] and cgi_env[key] = val }
     env.each { |key,val| cgi_env[key] = val if key =~ /\AHTTP_/ }

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