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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Incomplete basic authentication DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Basic authentication without password chokes the web server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to kill the web server by
sending an invalid request with an incomplete Basic authentication.

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:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Michel Arboi

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