Web Server HTTP GET Request Version Number Handling Remote Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 11061
SynopsisThe remote host is running a web server with a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionIt was possible to kill the web server by sending an HTTP GET request with a long major version number.
An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on your system.
SolutionUpgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.