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 :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-11/0023.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Monkey version 0.5.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11924 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6096

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1663