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Monkey HTTP Daemon < 0.9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Monkey HTTP Daemon < 0.9.1

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of the Monkey HTTP Server installed on the remote host
suffers from the following flaws :

- A Format String Vulnerability
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running monkeyd by sending a specially-
crafted request.

- A Denial of Service Vulnerability
Repeatedly requesting a zero-byte length file, if one exists,
could cause the web server to crash.

See also :

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=87916

Solution :

Upgrade to monkeyd 0.9.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13187, 13188

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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