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HTTP 1.1 header overflow

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

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was possible to kill the web server by sending an invalid request with a too long HTTP 1.1 header (Accept-Encoding, Accept-Language, Accept-Range, Connection, Expect, If-Match, If-None-Match, If-Range, If-Unmodified-Since, Max-Forwards, TE, Host)

Solution

Solution

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

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