Monkey HTTP Daemon (monkeyd) Post_Method Function Crafted Content-Length Header DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is susceptible to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote Monkey Web Server crashes when it receives an incorrect
POST command with an empty 'Content-Length:' field.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Monkey version 0.5.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11924 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6096

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1663