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The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.
It was possible to kill the remote web server by sending empty HTTP
request headers (namely Connection: or Range:).
An attacker may use this flaw to crash the affected application, thereby
denying service to legitimate users.
See also :
Upgrade to version 1.1.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 11521 (abyss_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 7287
CVE ID: CVE-2003-1364
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