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Hiawatha WebServer 'Content-Length' Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

8.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Workaround

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running Hiawatha Web Server and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to the way Hiawatha web server validates requests with a bigger 'Content-Length' causing application crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Hiawatha Webserver Version 7.4, Other versions may also be affected.

Solution

Solution

Vendor has released a workaround to fix the issue, please refer below link for details on workaround.