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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Too long authorization

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Web server buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It may be possible to make the web server execute
arbitrary code or crash by sending it an authorization
string which is too long.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Solution : Upgrade your web server.

Networks Security ID:

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

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