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Vulnerability Assessment Details

LiteServe URL Decoding DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Sending a long string of % kills LiteServe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server dies when an URL consisting of a
long invalid string of % is sent.

A cracker may use this flaw to make your server crash continually.

Solution : upgrade your server or firewall it.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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