Plugins Database As of 12-07-2019

Too long basic authentication DoS

Denial of Service
Impact by CVSS Score
  • ID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.12201

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy

Summary:
It was possible to kill the web server by sending a request with an too long Basic authentication field.

Impact:
An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.

Affected Versions:
Monit web server. Other products might be affected as well.

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Solution Type:
Mitigation

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2005-11-03 13:08:04
Modified
2019-04-24 07:26:10

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