Web Server HTTP Authorization Header Remote Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote host is running a web server with a remote buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

It may be possible to make the web server crash or execute arbitrary
code by sending it an authorization string which is too long.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10515 ()

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