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The remote host is running a web server with a remote buffer overflow
It was possible to kill the web server by sending an HTTP GET request
with a long major version number.
An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server
crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on your system.
See also :
Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 11061 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5319532053225324
CVE ID: CVE-2002-1061
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