Web Server HTTP User-Agent Header Handling Remote Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 11069
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 invalid GET request with a long User-Agent field. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make the web server crash continually or possibly execute arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.