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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The Filtering Service in Websense Enterprise 5.2 through 6.3 does not consider the IP address during URL categorization, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass filtering via an HTTP request, as demonstrated by a request to a compromised server associated with a specific IP address.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published