Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gain root remotely >> HTTP 1.0 header overflow


Vulnerability Assessment Details

HTTP 1.0 header overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Too long HTTP 1.0 header kills the web server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to kill the web server by
sending an invalid request with a too long header
(From, If-Modified-Since, Referer or Content-Type)

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

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

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

hp envy 4-1030us, 8 gig Ram. 500 hdd, core i5 very clean. Read the description.
$230.0
hp envy 4-1030us, 8 gig Ram. 500 hdd, core i5 very clean. Read the description.  pictureDell Latitude D630 Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz 2GB RAM 120GB HDD 14.1'' Win7 Laptop
$58.0
Dell Latitude D630 Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz 2GB RAM 120GB HDD 14.1'' Win7 Laptop pictureDell Venue Pro 5055 Intel Atom Z3735F 1.3GHz 2GB RAM 64GB SSD Win8 10" Tablet
$65.0
Dell Venue Pro 5055 Intel Atom Z3735F 1.3GHz 2GB RAM 64GB SSD Win8 102GB DDR2 PC2-6400U G.SKILL F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ
$5.0
2GB DDR2 PC2-6400U G.SKILL F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.