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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Ken! DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Ken! Segmentation fault

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to make the remote service
(very likely Ken! proxy software)
crash by sending a non-http request to this port.

In the case of the Ken! proxy, this attack can only
performed from inside the LAN.


Solution : contact your vendor for a fix
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1103

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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