HTTP User-Agent overflow

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 or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.

Summary:
It was possible to kill the web server by sending an invalid GET request with a too long User-Agent field.

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

Affected Versions:
Oracle9iAS Web Cache/2.0.0.1.0 is known to be affected.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0836

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3443
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3449
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7054

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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