Header overflow against HTTP proxy

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

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

Recommendations:
Upgrade your software.

Summary:
It was possible to crash the HTTP proxy by sending an invalid request with a too long header.

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

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2002-0133

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3904
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3905

Search
Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

You never have to pay for a vulnerability scanning and management software again.

Tired of paying a subscription 'per asset' or 'per IP'? Well you can officially cancel your current subscription. Mageni provides a free, open source and enterprise-ready vulnerability scanning and management platform which helps you to find, prioritize, remediate and manage your vulnerabilities. It is free and always will be.