Web Server Incomplete Basic Authentication DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 12200
SynopsisThe remote host is running a web server with a remote denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionIt was possible to kill the web server by sending an invalid basic authentication request.
A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make the web server crash continually or even execute arbitrary code.
SolutionContact the vendor or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.