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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Cerbere HTTP Proxy Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the version of the remote Cerbere Proxy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Cerbere Proxy Server, a HTTP/FTP proxy server for
Windows operating systems. It is reported that versions up to and including
1.2 are vulnerable to a remote denial of service in the 'Host:' HTTP field
processing. A possible hacker may craft a malicious HTTP request with a large
'Host:' field to deny service to legetimate users.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 11085

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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