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Oracle Web Server denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote OWS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to make the remote
web server crash by supplying a too
long argument to the cgi

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent
your customers to access your web site.

Solution : remove this CGI.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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