HTTP URI Handling Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a format string attack.

Description :

The remote web server seems to be vulnerable to a format string
attack on the URI.

An attacker might use this flaw to make it crash or even execute
arbitrary code on this host.

Solution :

Upgrade your software or contact your vendor and
inform him of this vulnerability.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 15640 (http_url_format_string.nasl)

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