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SSRF

Server Side Request Forgery is a server attack that refers to the ability of an attacker to perform network calls originating from the application server. Usually such attacks can result in restricted internal network resources access, not exposed to public networks, or the exposure of internal information disclosure as part of the server-request, like a server authorization token. As more and more applications move to cloud-based architecture the SSRF attacks are becoming more generic, and usually impose a high or critical security risk.

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