Web Server HTTP 1.0 Header Remote Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 11127
SynopsisArbitrary code may be run on the remote server.
DescriptionIt was possible to kill the web server by sending an invalid request with a too long HTTP 1.0 header (From, If-Modified-Since, Referer or Content-Type).
This vulnerability could be exploited to crash the web server. It might even be possible to execute arbitrary code on your system.
** As this is a generic test, it is not possible to know if the impact
** is limited to a denial of service.
SolutionUpgrade your web server or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy