Soap could slip up on security

    Date21 Jun 2000
    CategoryFirewalls
    4269
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Microsoft is championing a protocol for cross-platform communication that can bypass firewall defences and could leave . . . Microsoft is championing a protocol for cross-platform communication that can bypass firewall defences and could leave companies open to what experts describe as a fresh class of security vulnerabilities.

    The Simple Object Access Protocol, or Soap, specifies how to encode an HTTP header and an XML (eXtensible Markup Language) file so that a program in one computer can call a program in another computer and pass it information. It also defines how the called program can return a response.
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