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Polycom ViaVideo denial of service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Several incomplete HTTP requests lock the server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server locks up when several incomplete web
requests are sent and the connections are kept open.

Some servers (e.g. Polycom ViaVideo) even run an endless loop,
using much CPU on the machine. Nessus has no way to test this,
but you'd better check your machine.

Solution : Contact your vendor for a patch
Network Security Threat Level: High

Solution : Upgrade your web server

Networks Security ID: 5962

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

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