"We're talking full https requests, client IP addresses, full responses, cookies, passwords, keys, data, everything." After spotting Ormandy's Twitter message, Cloudflare engineers disabled three features that used the broken code that caused the issue, and moved to work with search engines who had cached the information to clear it.
The leak (unofficially titled "Cloudbleed" in reference to 2014's Heartbleed exploit) was the result of a "buffer overrun," Cloudflare said, a problem caused by a mistake in its code.
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Cloudflare says the biggest outpouring of information started on February 13th when a shift in code meant one in every 3,300,300 HTTP requests potentially resulted in memory leakage — a significant figure for a network the size of Cloudflare.
"At first I was concerned that people would think this was a parody site," Gross said.
"But people have told me that they’re so happy they can finally go on dates without worrying about political differences."The dating site already boasts 500 users, many of whom are based in New York, Washington, D.
Ormandy says he found hotel bookings, passwords from password managers, and full messages from dating sites among the cached data.
"I didn’t realize how much of the internet was sitting behind a Cloudflare CDN until this incident,” he wrote on February 19th.