Argosoft HTTP GET Request Saturation Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2176


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running Argosoft. This version is reported prone to a denial of service. It is possible to kill the remote HTTP server by sending an invalid request to it ('GET /index.html

'). An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make a web server crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on a system.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2176

File Name: 2176.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/30

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11734

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.2


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 7873

OSVDB: 2138