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Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 03:20:08 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request(?): Thin: Client IP spoofing

Name: CVE-2009-3287
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20090912 CVE request(?): Thin: Client IP spoofing
Reference: URL:
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: CONFIRM:

lib/thin/connection.rb in Thin web server before 1.2.4 relies on the
X-Forwarded-For header to determine the IP address of the client,
which allows remote attackers to spoof the IP address and hide
activities via a modified X-Forwarded-For header.

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