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Moderately critical

My Web Server Long URL Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2006-05-29    Last Update:  2006-06-07    Views:  8,680

Secunia Advisory SA20335

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


s3rv3r_hack3r has discovered a vulnerability in My Web Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of an overly long URL in a GET request. This can be exploited to cause the web server to terminate.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Filter malicious requests in a proxy or firewall with a URL filtering capabilities.

Provided and/or discovered by:
s3rv3r_hack3r

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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