Intrusion Prevention

BREACH.HTTPS.Compression.Information.Disclosure

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure vulnerability in HTTPS Protocol.
The vulnerability is due to the way the protocol handles compressed HTTPS responses. A remote attacker can exploit this to again access to sensitive information.

Affected Products

Applications that supports HTTP compression

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the following advisory for mitigation:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/987798

CVE References

CVE-2013-3587