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Infinite HTTP request

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

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

17 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was possible to kill the web server by sending an invalid 'infinite' HTTP request that never ends.

Affected Software

Affected Software

WebSweeper 4.0 for Windows NT. Other versions or products might be affected as well.

Solution

Solution

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

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)