Shambala Web Server Malformed HTTP GET Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to kill the web server by sending this request :
GET !"#?%&/()=?
Shambala is known to be vulnerable to this attack.

Solution :

Install a safer server or upgrade it.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10967 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4897

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0876

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