Thursday, June 10, 2021

ALPACA: Application Layer Protocol Confusion-Analyzing and Mitigating Cracks in TLS Authentication

In cooperation with the university Paderborn and Münster University of Applied Sciences, we discovered a new flaw in the specification of TLS. The vulnerability is called ALPACA and exploits a weakness in the authentication of TLS for cross-protocol attacks. The attack allows an attacker to steal cookies or perform cross-site-scripting (XSS) if the specific conditions for the attack are met.

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