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myServer POST Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Test POST DoS on myServer

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running myServer, an open-source http server.
This version is vulnerable to remote denial of service attack.

With a specially crafted HTTP POST request, a possible hacker can cause the service
to stop responding.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software or use another web server
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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