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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Xerver web server DOS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Xerver DOS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to crash
the Xerver web server by sending a long URL
(C:/C:/...C:/) to its administration port.

A cracker may use this attack to make this
service crash continuously.


Solution: upgrade your software

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 4254

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

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