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BrowseGate HTTP headers overflows

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Mitigation

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Solution

Solution

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

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)