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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Annex DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes an Annex terminal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to crash
the remote Annex terminal by connecting to
the HTTP port, and requesting the '/ping' CGI
script with an argument that is too long. For
example:

http://www.YOURSERVER.com/ping?query=AAAAA(...)AAAAA

A possible hacker may use this flaw to crash this
host, thus preventing your network from
working properly.

Solution : Remove the '/ping' CGI script from your
web server.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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