Published:2012/01/11  Last Updated:2012/01/12

Cogent DataHub vulnerable to HTTP header injection


Cogent DataHub provided by Cogent Real-Time Systems Inc. contains a HTTP header injection vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • Cogent DataHub 7.1.2 and earlier
  • OPC DataHub 6.4.20 and earlier
  • Cascade DataHub V6.4.20 and earlier


Cogent DataHub provided by Cogent Real-Time Systems Inc. contains a HTTP header injection vulnerability (also known as CRLF, carriage return line feed, injection vulnerability). 


If a remote attacker sends a crafted HTTP header to a vulnerable system,  forged information may be displayed on the user's web browser or an HTTP response splitting attack may be conducted.


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Vendor Status

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Cogent Real-Time Systems Inc. Release Notes
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JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2012.01.11

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Mid
Exploit Complexity the user must be convinced to take a difficult or suspicious action. If the honest user must have elevated privileges, they are likely to be more suspiciouse
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


Kuang-Chun Hung of Security Research and Service Institute - Information and Communication Security Technology Center (ICST), Taiwan R.O.C. reported this vulnerability to JPCERT/CC.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2012-0310
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2012-000002

Update History

Information under the section [Products Affected] was updated.