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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 invalid GET
request with a long User-Agent field. A remote attacker may exploit
this vulnerability to make the web server crash continually or
possibly execute arbitrary code.
See also :
Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 11069 ()
Bugtraq ID: 34433449
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0836
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