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Vulnerability Assessment Details

HTTP method overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
too long HTTP method 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 HTTP method field

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: 5319

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

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