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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BrowseGate HTTP headers overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Too long HTTP headers kill BrowseGate

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to kill the BrowseGate
proxy by sending it an invalid request with too long HTTP headers
(Authorization and Referer)

A cracker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server
crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.

Solution : upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1702

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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