Argosoft HTTP GET Request Saturation Remote DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2176
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.