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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Apache mod_proxy content-length buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for version of Apache

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server appears to be running a version of Apache that is older
than version 1.3.32.

This version is vulnerable to a heap based buffer overflow in proxy_util.c
for mod_proxy. This issue may lead remote attackers to cause a denial of
service and possibly execute arbitrary code on the server.

Solution: Don't use mod_proxy or upgrade to a newer version.
Risk factor: Medium

Networks Security ID: 10508

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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