BrowseGate HTTP headers overflows

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

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

Summary:
It was possible to kill the BrowseGate proxy by sending it an invalid request with too long HTTP headers (Authorization and Referer)

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

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Solution Type:
Mitigation

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2000-0908

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1702

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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