Web Server HTTP OPTIONS Method URL Handling Remote Overflow

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code may be run on the remote web server.

Description :

It may be possible to make the web server crash or even execute
arbitrary code by sending it a too long URL through the OPTIONS
method.

Solution :

Upgrade your web server.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11235 ()

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