Web Server HTTP Header Handling Remote Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 11078
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 request with a long header name or value.
A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make the web server crash continually or even execute arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade to the latest version of the software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.