Personal Web Sharing Long HTTP Request DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to kill the Personal Web Sharing service by sending it
a too long request.

Solution :

Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy

Risk factor :

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

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11085 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2715

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0649